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From Zachary Zolton <>
Subject Re: Newbie question: How to collate sum() with other properties
Date Sun, 08 Jan 2012 03:03:30 GMT
Well, if you know you're not going to keep adding properties, you can
always set reduce_limit = false in your config.

2012/1/7 Tobi Schäfer <>:
> thanks for your suggestion, zach!
> i am delighted to hear that issuing two requests is not despised.
> nevertheless, just for the sake of fully understanding map/reduce in couchdb, i read
your reply as although it might be a mess of code and counter-intuitive it is possible and
it would work… is that correct?
> best regards,
> tobi
> On 06.01.2012, at 18:57, Zachary Zolton wrote:
>> Tobi,
>> You probably can somehow cram all that stuff together via the reduce
>> function, but you miss out on being able to use the built in _count
>> reduction and it'll take a mess of code.
>> I think you're better off trying to retrieve this information in two
>> queries: first query for the names and IDs of the polls and then do a
>> second query for the count of choices of those poll IDs.
>> Cheers,
>> Zach

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