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From Adam Kocoloski <>
Subject Re: Best practice for spreading one master across several disks?
Date Mon, 26 Oct 2009 16:46:34 GMT
On Oct 26, 2009, at 10:50 AM, Coffman, Timothy A wrote:

> I am collecting information and doing some proofs-of-concept in
> preparation for suggesting CouchDB as a replacement for a 20-year-old
> house-developed document system.  One topic I will need to address  
> goes
> like this:
> (1) How big can one CouchDB database file get?

Unlimited, although performance will get ugly once the indexes don't  
fit in RAM.

> (2) How could I store one CouchDB logical database across multiple  
> disks
> or machines?

Multiple disks: RAID

Multiple machines: CouchDB-Lounge (not yet fully 0.10 compatible, but  
they're working on it)

Best, Adam

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