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From Josh Bryan <>
Subject Re: Write Performance
Date Sat, 10 Jan 2009 07:11:17 GMT
This is an interesting idea, and from Damien's note about attachments 
executing in a separate thread, is probably worth looking into.  I'll go 
ahead and run benchmarks on this on Monday.

Sven Helmberger wrote:
> Josh Bryan schrieb:
>> On a dual core pentium 3.0ghz with erlang 5.6 and couch 0.8.0 using bulk
>> writes, I get throughput of 95 writes / second .   I didn't get the 2000
>> per second that Michael did, but that is likely due to the fact that his
>> documents are considerably smaller than mine (each of my docs has a
>> 4K-10K attachment).  By upgrading to the latest couchdb from svn, this
>> improved from 95 / second to about 150 / second.
> My totally unsubstantiated guess would be that if you have lots of 
> attachments you might actually be faster bulk creating the docs 
> without attachments and then adding the attachments later as binary.
> Regards,
> Sven Helmberger

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