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From David Hardtke <da...@cloudant.com>
Subject Re: View for multiple IDs
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2011 14:31:17 GMT

You don't need a view for this.  You can use the bulk document API to 
fetch multiple documents with a single request:

http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/HTTP_Bulk_Document_API

On 02/24/11 05:26, Justin Walgran wrote:
> You definitely want to POST the keys to the view. Looping over the
> entire view in a list function slows down noticeably for a large
> number of documents.
>
> To get the docs with the 3 keys mentioned in your example, you could
> do something like this.
>
> curl -X POST -d '{"keys": ["asdf", "powsf", "aaaa"]}' -H
> 'Content-Type: application/json'
> 'http://localhost:5984/db/_design/app/_view/view_name'
>
>
> Justin
>
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 6:41 AM, Martin Hewitt<martin@thenoi.se>  wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> How would I create a view  to retrieve documents with the IDs (i.e.
>> non-numeric, non-sequential):
>>
>> ["asdf", "powsf", "aaaa"]
>>
>> I would like the three documents that match these IDs, is this doable
>> in one view or should I just retrieve them individually?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Martin
>>


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