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From Liam Staskawicz <>
Subject Re: another CouchDB evaluation Q
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2008 18:02:44 GMT

On Nov 25, 2008, at 9:29 AM, Chris Anderson wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 8:06 PM, Liam Staskawicz <>  
> wrote:
>> - is the notion of a variety of sources (threads) of write data an  
>> issue?
>> I've gathered that it's not from my investigations so far, but  
>> would like
>> to make sure I've understood everything properly.
> I think multiple sources can make things easier. If your various
> sources are relatively independent (and independent summarized data is
> acceptable) then you'd do well to have each source write to its own
> logical database. They can start out living on the same node, but by
> picking such an easy way to shard, you'll have more flexibility with
> replication later should some of those sources outstrip the ability of
> a single node to absorb writes.

Great - thanks all for your input.  I'll continue experimenting and  
let you know how it goes.  Cheers!


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