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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Please add me as a wiki contributor
Date Wed, 27 Mar 2013 15:21:49 GMT
What's your username?


On 26 March 2013 21:01, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:

> I want to add a link in How-To_Guides to a new page on How-To-Do Partial
> Updates.
>
> Here is the code example:  https://gist.github.com/mark-hahn/5238514
>
> Here is part of the discussion I took from a thread on the user mailing
> list. I will improve it for the wiki page ...
>
> --------------
>
> The concept of a DB supporting partial update is to only send the fields
> that need to change to the DB instead of the entire doc. There is a real
> efficiency advantage to send a few fields over the wire instead of entire
> docs.
>
> There is also an advantage in having different apps (or parts of one app)
> only know about some parts of the doc and never having to know the entire
> doc.
>
> One example: I have three different node apps that modify a single progress
> doc in a single dB based on their work. They are only passed the doc ID and
> their job assignment when they start and then they mark their progress in
> the doc as they go.
>



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