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From Randall Leeds <>
Subject Re: associating UUIDs to DBs
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2010 22:05:04 GMT
On Thu, Feb 4, 2010 at 08:17, Adam Kocoloski <> wrote:
> If we went ahead and implemented this I think the UUID becomes superfluous from the replicator's
perspective.  You wouldn't want to restrict this Merkle tree check to UUID-matched DBs, as
it would be useful for reducing entropy in a sharded database cluster that stores multiple
copies of each document in different database shards.  In fact, IIRC that was a Dynamo feature
in the original Amazon paper.

I mostly follow and I think I agree.
Can you clarify "as it would be useful for reducing entropy..."?


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