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From Gregor Martynus <>
Subject Re: couchDB with databases per user: continuous replications stop working, without errors
Date Thu, 05 Jan 2012 15:36:56 GMT
Jason from Iriscouch was able to fix the issue. I just wanted to share his

As you might have suspected, it was another limit. This will be the
> fourth limit your application hit: first open files in the OS, then
> open database, then ETS tables. If I am correct then we are hitting
> the internal Erlang process limit.

Thanks for all your responses!

On Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Gregor Martynus <>wrote:

> I experience massive reliability issues with continuous replications in my
> app. Each user has an own profile db with a continuous replication to a
> central database. Numbers: ~1800 dbs & ~2600 continuous replications
> (using _replicator db), ~200 did not get started.
> My hope is that others faced these issues before and found ways to fix or
> work around them. So if you are a developer or know developers that have a
> similar couchDB setup, would you mind to get me in touch? Thanks for your
> help!
> Tech info:
> couchDB 1.1.1 (iriscouch)
> max_dbs_open is set to 5000
> no errors show up in _log
> _replicate does not accept POST requests anymore
> new replications from _replicator docs do not get picked up

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