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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Why sequential document ids? [was: Re: What's the speed(performance) of couchdb?]
Date Thu, 26 Feb 2009 18:55:49 GMT

On 26 Feb 2009, at 19:49, Barry Wark wrote:
>>
>> or ascending...
>
> As an asside, why is it that sequential document ids would produce a
> significant performance boost? I suspect the answer is something
> rather fundamental to CouchDB's design, and I'd like to try to grok
> it.

b-trees inner-nodes can get cached better if inserts basically always
use the same path.

Cheers
Jan
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