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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: The official way to configure a couchdb cluster ?
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2008 02:40:17 GMT
On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 12:27:08AM +0100, samuel alba wrote:
> > I want to deploy couchdb on a cluster of 2 or 3 servers on the internet,
> > mainly to benefit from nodes synchronization.


> > I read the documentation, the wiki, and some configuration examples but I
> > don't understand yet how to synchronize nodes between each other.

You need to use CouchDB's replication facility.

> > So my question is: what must I do ? :) I guess I have to add a Replicator
> > event, but how many times ? A replicator event must to be set each time I
> > want to synchronize ? Or is it automatic ? Or nothing to be done with
> > Replicator mechanism ?

This is entirely up to you and your application. All the replication does is
copy documents from one node to another. You must decide, for your use case, how
often you need to run this and what you are going to do with the conflicts.


Noah Slater,

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