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From "Jan Lehnardt (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (COUCHDB-1342) Asynchronous file writes
Date Sat, 26 Jan 2013 18:05:12 GMT

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Jan Lehnardt updated COUCHDB-1342:
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    Fix Version/s:     (was: 1.3)
    
> Asynchronous file writes
> ------------------------
>
>                 Key: COUCHDB-1342
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB-1342
>             Project: CouchDB
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Database Core
>            Reporter: Jan Lehnardt
>         Attachments: COUCHDB-1342.patch
>
>
> This change updates the file module so that it can do
> asynchronous writes. Basically it replies immediately
> to process asking to write something to the file, with
> the position where the chunks will be written to the
> file, while a dedicated child process keeps collecting
> chunks and write them to the file (and batching them
> when possible). After issuing a series of write request
> to the file module, the caller can call its 'flush'
> function which will block the caller until all the
> chunks it requested to write are effectively written
> to the file.
> This maximizes the IO subsystem, as for example, while
> the updater is traversing and modifying the btrees and
> doing CPU bound tasks, the writes are happening in
> parallel.
> Originally described at http://s.apache.org/TVu
> Github Commit: https://github.com/fdmanana/couchdb/commit/e82a673f119b82dddf674ac2e6233cd78c123554

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