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From niall el-assaad <>
Subject Re: How many nodes can couchdb scale to?
Date Mon, 28 Feb 2011 20:44:02 GMT
Thanks Adam,

Thats a good point. I suppose we could scale this by adding more nodes in
the data centre.

> Hi Niall, I think the key part is that with this topology your central
> servers are going to need to support a sustained throughput of 20,000
> reads/second in order to distribute the updates to all 2,000 servers.
>  Granted, each read is repeated 2,000 times, so you'll mostly be reading
> from page cache, but a cached read from CouchDB is not nearly as cheap as
> reading from e.g. Varnish.
> Adam

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