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From Mark Hahn <>
Subject Re: blocking during view generation
Date Mon, 21 Mar 2011 20:49:50 GMT
What is the disadvantage to having a different design doc for each view?

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 11:05 AM, Paul Davis
<> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 1:24 PM, Mark Hahn <> wrote:
>> I have noticed that all view queries are blocked for some time when I just
>> change one view.  This seems like it is going to be a serious problem when
>> my db grows.  Is there someway to avoid this in production?  I've never seen
>> mysql or any other db block for any reason.
> Also of note is that the updates are grouped at the _design/doc level,
> so if you want to update some subset of views individually you just
> need to split them amongst a set of _design/docs. There's also a
> scheme that lets you create a temporary _design/doc that can be moved
> over top of the existing version to have quickly updated views, but
> this approach requires you to have the disk capacity to have both
> versions built on disk simultaneously.

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