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From Robert Dionne <>
Subject Re: Any docs or specs on how replication works?
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2009 00:57:25 GMT
This doc has a bit on replication:

On Feb 17, 2009, at 12:44 PM, Jens Alfke wrote:

> I'd like to learn how CouchDB's replication protocol works. Not at  
> the implementation level (I don't read Erlang well enough for  
> that!) but are there any design docs that describe what's happening  
> architecturally?
> Conceptually, I can imagine it being based on an "_all_docs_by_seq"  
> query, where the pulling server remembers the last sequence ID it's  
> pulled in the past, grabs all the newer docs, and puts them to its  
> local database. Is there more to it than that?
> —Jens

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