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From Marcello Nuccio <>
Subject Re: view index generation for single document and bulk documents
Date Thu, 16 Jun 2011 05:40:00 GMT
Hi Yogesh,
I cannot answer your questions, but I think you should repeat your
tests with CouchDB-1.1 and querying the view with `stale=update_after`

for more information.


2011/6/16 Yogesh Khambia <>:
> Hi all,
> Currently, I am doing performance tests with database in CouchDB 1.0.1,
> where a script is continuously writing single documents to the CouchDB
> database.
> I had the issue of the user being penalized for reading the view in CouchDB
> database, by updating the view indexes.To improve on the latency for the
> view index generation, I wrote a function which generates the view indexes
> for each new update made to the database.
> The latency for view index creation has been improved. However, I read from
> the FAQ on the CouchDB wiki that "The reason not to integrate each doc as it
> comes in is that it is horribly inefficient and CouchDB is designed to do
> view index updates very fast, so batching is a good idea."
> It will be really helpful if somebody can answer me on following:
> - If  view index generation for each new single document insert is not a
> good approach?
> - How does the single document insert and bulk document insert affect the
> CouchDB view generation, where:
>   1.  a daemon script updates view index for each new document insert.
>   2.  a daemon script updates view index for bulk document
> Thank you.
> --
> Best Regards,
> Yogesh Khambia
> Postgraduate Design Engineer
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