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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: Issues with replication
Date Tue, 23 Mar 2010 16:37:30 GMT
HI Germain,

which CouchDB version are you running?


On 23 Mar 2010, at 02:14, Germain Maurice wrote:

> Hi everybody,
> We have a database with more than 8 millions of documents and the size is more than 450
GB. I wonder if it's a good choice to have all of our docs in only one file of this size.
> We have issues with replication through every time. We tried both one shot and continuous
replication and we got req_timedout followed by a couchdb crash. We opened reports bugs you
can see here : and
> Another issue is compaction which doesn't work fine on one of my host.
> The compaction is launched on a database which has more than 100 000
> documents (10GB) The compaction starts up, works, and after a while,
> stops without any warning or alerts. On a other host the same database
> was well compacted.
> We really wonder how couchdb is used in a production environment. How
> many documents do you store ? Do you use big databases or small
> databases (file size i mean) ? Embedded replication or not ? Compaction
> is efficient or not ?
> We are trying to make some developpement in order to avoid the issues we
> encounted, we would like some feedback about the best practices in environment production.
> Best regards,
> Germain

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