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From Rogutės Sparnuotos <rogu...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: couchdb disk storage format - why so large overhead?
Date Wed, 28 Dec 2011 18:59:42 GMT
Alexey Loshkarev (2011-12-28 20:17):
> 2011/12/28 Randall Leeds <randall.leeds@gmail.com>:
> > Future releases of CouchDB, starting with the 1.2 release, will allow
> > for compression using google's snappy library which should greatly
> > reduce the overhead you experience.
> 
> Cool!
>
>
> > Also be sure to compact if the
> > ratio of disk usage to dataset size starts to grow too far. An
> > automatic compaction daemon is also coming.
> 
> Will wait for it!

But you were already compacting after every step in your testing, weren't
you?

And, actually, these 2 features are already available in git, so it's
"just" a matter of compiling and testing:
http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Running%20CouchDB%20in%20Dev%20Mode
If you try it out, please share your findings.

-- 
--  Rogutės Sparnuotos


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