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From Andy Wenk <>
Subject Re: understanding couchdb source
Date Fri, 07 Nov 2014 17:56:31 GMT
Hi John,

not specifically an answer to your question but maybe also helpful. Jan
wrote a very nice article about the lifecycle of a http request in CouchDB.

It's a walk through to code and I think interesting also ;-)



On 7 November 2014 18:33, john pradeep <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to understand the couchdb source, It wasn't that difficult to
> understand the structure of various applications, supervision trees, config
> management etc.
> I have comfortably moved on to understand the actual layer where
> couch_server accesses the file system to manage the DB files.
> But before i spend more time understanding the different DB files, shards,
> and the data structure that gets flushed to these files. I was wondering if
> there are any articles/blogs which explains these details so i can keep
> that as a reference as i read the code. Any help in this regard will be
> appreciated.
> Thanks,
> John

Andy Wenk
Hamburg - Germany

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