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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Replicated db copy takes 2 times more space
Date Tue, 26 Oct 2010 04:14:46 GMT
Replicated DBs do sometimes end up a bit sparser than we would like ... as you noticed, compaction
does fix this.  Regards,

Adam

On Oct 26, 2010, at 12:00 AM, Darjus Loktevic wrote:

> Nevermind, it actually shrunk a few minutes later. Sorry.
> 
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Darjus Loktevic <darjus@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey Guys,
>> 
>> I've been playing with CouchDB and found something very disturbing for
>> me. I have a database with 1.5M documents, i decided to make a backup
>> and created a new database, then replicated from the original. The end
>> result was that original weights 0.9GB but the replica is 2.5GB! Each
>> document has only 1 revision and I'm running 0.12a. I've also tried
>> compaction, but nothing changes.
>> 
>> Is this expected behavior and if so, can someone point me at a
>> document on why could this be?
>> 
>> Thanks!
>> DL
>> 


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