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From Jason Smith <>
Subject Re: Why are reads from CouchDB so slow? (1.5MB/s or thereabouts)
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 12:49:26 GMT
That is a good question. I would also like to see a performance
breakdown of where couch spends its time handling queries. Some kind
of profiler report.

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Jonathan Williamson <> wrote:
> I'm not claiming a performance issue at all, I was asking why :)
> If they are slow for a reason then so be it, we'll find a way to work
> around it. It's clear from the testing I've done what kind of
> throughput we can get for our specific use case.
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Robert Newson <> wrote:
>> I can confirm that you won't get nginx's sendfile level of
>> performance, if that helps at all. However, if we're to investigate a
>> performance issue I want to be sure that an issue has been competently
>> discovered. The minimum for me would be seeing results from a trusted
>> benchmarking tool.
>> B.

Iris Couch

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