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From Adam Kocoloski <>
Subject Re: partial replications
Date Mon, 28 Sep 2009 18:41:20 GMT
On Sep 28, 2009, at 1:21 PM, Ning Tan wrote:

> Hi,
> When we replicate between a remote database and a local one (pulling
> from remote into local), we are observing partial replications,
> meaning that we have to issue repeated _replicate calls for the
> replication to complete. For a database with 10,000 documents, for
> example, it could take up to 7 calls for the entire database to
> replicate into an empty one. Each time, the number of documents
> replicated over seemed random.
> The use case is very simple--replicating a database into an empty one
> with no concurrent writes, no additional load or i/o, etc.
> Has anybody else seen this, and/or is this expected behavior?
> The databases involved are a mixture of the 10.0.x code base natively
> built on Ubuntu and Mac.  I can get more detailed information about
> the environment if needed.
> Thanks.

Hi, it's certainly not the expected behavior.  When the POST to  
_replicate returns and not all documents have been replicated, what  
does the response look like?  Is there anything in the target log  
indicating a crash?  Can you be more specific about the versions you  
are using?

Best, Adam

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