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From Jeff Macdonald <>
Subject Re: all_dbs_active - what should an app do when it gets this?
Date Tue, 24 Nov 2009 01:26:51 GMT
On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 6:41 PM, Damien Katz <> wrote:
> Yeah, the limit is 100 open dbs at a time. Databases that are being
> compacted or having views built will cause the dbs to remain open even if no
> clients are actively access the server. Continuous replication shouldn't
> keep the dbs open unless it's actively replicatng changes.
> You can up the open db limit to whatever you want, but you might have to
> boost the open files allowable in the OS settings somewhere.
> If you are hitting the limit, but don't have enough clients accessing the
> dbs, and have no views being built and no compactions happening, it might be
> bug in CouchDB.

I have 1 client program using Net::CouchDB, no views yet, no
compactions. I'll try to create a small test program tomorrow to see
if I can duplicate the conditions.

Jeff Macdonald
Ayer, MA

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