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From Simon Metson <>
Subject Re: couchdb for genome data
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2010 14:52:18 GMT

> I will probably use that strategy to partition my data per experiment.

If you have a logical division (say season or month the data was taken  
in) I'd use that - it'll be easier to work out what your databases hold.

> And use an external watcher script like in couchdb-lounge to  
> replicate my common design documents in all databases.

I think I'd use CouchApp for that - means you can easily version your  
views, too.

> And store summary data and meta data in a separate database so I can  
> do easily queries spanning different dbs.

Sounds good. Pulling a view out of all the DB's and into the summary  
database is pretty simple to do.

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