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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Removing "delayed_commits"
Date Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:07:30 GMT
I’d say let’s keep em for now.

Best
Jan
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> On 10 Nov 2014, at 12:40 , Klaus Trainer <klaus_trainer@posteo.de> wrote:
> 
> Hello everybody.
> 
> I'd like to hear your thoughts about removing the `delayed_commits`
> option together with the corresponding code paths.
> 
> Note that independent of this discussion (and in contrast to 1.x
> releases), the delayed commits feature will be disabled by default in
> the upcoming 2.0 release.  I'd like to propose that we now (as we're
> already breaking API compatibility with the new major release) go the
> full way and remove that feature entirely.
> 
> Speaking for myself: I've never needed that feature, and I'd certainly
> not miss it.  I remember several times where I was in the awkward
> position of having to explain it.  After recommending people to not
> enable delayed commits in production, I'd usually get asked about the
> purpose of that feature.  Then I would answer something awkward like
> "we've implemented and enabled delayed commits by default so that
> CouchDB looks good in certain benchmarks".
> 
> Would you miss delayed commits?  Do you think that users would miss it,
> and if so, why?
> 
> Thanks,
> Klaus
> 


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