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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Partial replication?
Date Sun, 15 Jun 2008 18:27:14 GMT
Heya Ray,
On Jun 12, 2008, at 02:51, Ray Hilton wrote:

> CouchDB sounds like the holy grail for Large storage... but what  
> happens if you hit the disk limit of a single machine?  Is there a  
> way to host parts of the index on different machines (in a redundant  
> and fault tolerant manner)?  I was thinking of writing my own that  
> would partition by date and then inspect the query to see which  
> indices to include, and send a MapReduce task to whichever machines  
> had a copy of the relevant indices.  Is this something that may be  
> possible with CouchDB?

CouchDB is not there yet and we don't know exactly how things
will look, but this is very much on our roadmap.


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