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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CouchDB Document Size
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 17:07:48 GMT
this is probably the header that's written to point to the new
document (it's exactly 4k).

'trim' by compacting the database, this is an online operation and is
completely safe.

B.



On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 5:01 PM, Randall Leeds <randall.leeds@gmail.com> wrote:
> Are you sure this is the case? I would be surprised if every write
> increased the .couch file by 4096 bytes, but totally unsurprised if
> the only increases you see in the size of your .couch file are 4096
> because that's probably your filesystem block size. However, many
> small documents should fit into such a block.
>
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 11:29, Chris Stockton <chrisstocktonaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I am noticing each couchdb document uses roughly 4096 bytes of data. I
>> am curious if this number could be trimmed up at all through any kind
>> of settings or solid/publicly available patches.
>>
>> -Chris
>>
>

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