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From Metin Akat <>
Subject Re: Rename a database?
Date Tue, 23 Feb 2010 19:19:55 GMT
Renaming the database file works.
Moving the file from one machine to another also works.

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 9:19 PM, Metin Akat <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 9:04 PM, Sean Clark Hess <> wrote:
>> I need to import vast amounts of data into a couch database every night. The
>> company providing us the data does not provide a list of changes, so we need
>> to regenerate everything from scratch.
>> I was thinking that it would be nice if I could create a new database in
>> couch, copy in all the new data, then rename them once it is done. That way
>> my old data can stay live while the new data is importing.
>> Is there a way to rename databases? So, I would have an "imported_data"
>> database, create a "new_imported_database", then delete the old and rename
>> the new when the import finished.
>> Any other ideas?

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