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From Sean Copenhaver <>
Subject Re: replication order
Date Thu, 19 May 2011 01:28:07 GMT
I'm curious why are you worried about multiple revisions of a document?

On May 18, 2011, at 7:20 PM, Paul Davis <> wrote:

> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 7:08 PM, Ryan Hiebert <> wrote:
>> When replication is being done, in what order will the changes be applied?  In the
order that they happened, or in the order of the _id they refer to, or some other ordering,
or is there no ordering that can be expected.  For instance, if I move a document, I would
like to make sure that I never have two versions of the document.  To this end, I first delete
the document, and then create it again with the new _id.  In a replicated database, can I
be sure that the document will be first deleted, and then created on the replicated database?
>> Thanks,
>> Ryan
> The updates are applied in the order of the update sequence. You can
> view that sequence using the changes feed. Your proposed scenario is
> listed under "assuming those are the only two edits applied to those
> two docs in any database that ever replicates with your network of
> dbs, then yes".

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