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From David Van Couvering <>
Subject Re: Bulk updates and eventual consistency
Date Thu, 19 Mar 2009 13:47:08 GMT
OK, thanks, that is clear.

It's sort of guaranteeing a "binary compatibility" between single node and
multi-node solutions, where you don't paint yourself into a corner when just
working in a single node.


On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 12:03 AM, Antony Blakey <>wrote:

> On 19/03/2009, at 4:20 PM, David Van Couvering wrote:
>  My apologies if this was already answered in that very long thread, but
>> perhaps someone can summarize for me...
> It is intended that the difference between single-node and multi-node
> cluster operation not be exposed to clients, to ensure that there are no
> single-node-only applications which don't scale to clustered operation. This
> means that "deployments where you are not doing replication" isn't a
> relevant distinction as far as the CouchDB model is concerned.
> IMO this is a questionable decision, but I'm in the minority.
> Antony Blakey
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