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From Brian Candler <B.Cand...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: svn commit: r815404 - /couchdb/branches/0.10.x/etc/couchdb/default.ini.tpl.in
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2009 08:05:11 GMT
On Tue, Sep 15, 2009 at 11:30:37AM -0700, Chris Anderson wrote:
> The basic tradeoff here is between safety and speed. With a simple
> benchmark on my Mac laptop (OSX 10.5) delayed_commits gives ~230
> writes/second while we only get about 5/sec with the slow safe option.
> 
> I think 5 writes/second is too slow to be useful, so it doesn't matter
> how safe it is.

And aside from that: why is it only 5 writes per second? I understand
write -> sync -> write metadata -> sync, but any half-decent drive should
still be able to do 100+ random writes per second.

Would OSX be putting a sleep() in there somewhere??

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