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From Troy Kruthoff <>
Subject Re: Upper limit of views?
Date Mon, 25 Jan 2010 16:41:54 GMT

Your write speed will not be affected, as couch will not update the  
view until the view is accessed.


On Jan 25, 2010, at 8:30 AM, Sean Clark Hess wrote:

> I love Couch, but I keep running into things I don't understand, and  
> seem
> like they would cause problems in the long run.
> One of those is the idea that you dump a whole bunch of related  
> information
> into the same database, then build design documents and views for  
> it. I
> believe the docs say normally you have one design document per  
> application?
> Under the hood then, don't we have to run a map function on each  
> document in
> the database for each view in each design document? Eventually, it  
> seems
> quite reasonable to expect that I'd have 20 or so views of the same  
> data.
> Wouldn't that slow down inserts a lot? What is the practical upper  
> limit of
> views?
> Write speed is pretty important for one part of our system - should  
> I put
> that data in another database so it doesn't get slowed down by the  
> rest of
> the data's views?
> Thanks!

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