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From J Chris Anderson <>
Subject Re: What is limit size for couchDB doc?
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2010 19:51:04 GMT

On Mar 31, 2010, at 12:30 PM, Randall Leeds wrote:

> This may be a true statement about mochiweb, but you can get around it using
> chunked encoding on your upload. There is significant overhead to uploading
> large amounts of data inline in the json, but using the standalone
> attachment api you should be able to upload large binary objects of any
> size.

We've overridden the mochiweb limit, I think you should be able to have documents up to 4GB
in size (if your server has enough ram.)

> On Mar 31, 2010 3:11 AM, "faust 1111" <> wrote:
> I read:
> "Also note that the maximum document size is fairly limiting at 1MB
> due to the hardcoded max input buffer size in mochiweb."
> is it true?

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