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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: massive replication?
Date Fri, 23 Oct 2009 19:32:31 GMT
On Oct 23, 2009, at 3:27 PM, Andrew Melo wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 2:22 PM, Miles Fidelman
> <mfidelman@meetinghouse.net> wrote:
>> A couple of the recent CouchDB powerpoint presentations illustrate
>> replication across massive numbers of database instances.  Does that
>> represent anything remotely possible, for real?
>> We have an application that involves replicating data across very  
>> large
>> numbers of nodes that are intermittently connected - where we'd like
>> collections of data to replicate and synchronize as connectivity  
>> allows.
>>  Think something like USENET news as an analogy.
>
> Hey Miles,
>
> I don't know if it would fit your needs (I've not used it personally),
> but this may be worth looking into:
>
> http://tilgovi.github.com/couchdb-lounge/
>
> Thanks,
> Andrew

Lounge is very cool, but it's more suited to distributing very large  
datasets over a smallish number of always-connected couches.  Miles'  
situation is tailor-made for CouchDB's replication model.  Best,

Adam


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