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From Tim Tisdall <tisd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: reducing db size
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 19:42:01 GMT
Yes, I did it with a PUT for each id.  When you call for compaction, is
there a way to see the progress or a way to know if it's done?

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>wrote:

> How did you insert them? If you did a PUT per docid you'll still want
> to compact afterwards.
>
> On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 2:13 PM, Tim Tisdall <tisdall@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've got several gigabytes of data that I'm trying to store in a couchdb
> on
> > a single machine.  I've placed a section of the data in an sqlite db and
> > the file is about 5.9gb.  I'm currently placing the same data into
> couchdb
> > and while it hasn't finished yet, the file size is already 10gb and
> > continuing to grow.  The sqlite database is essentially a table of ids
> with
> > a json block of text for each, so I figured the couchdb wouldn't be too
> > much different in size.
> >
> > Does anyone have some recommendations on how to reduce the size of the
> db?
> >  Right now I've only inserted data and have not made any "updates" to
> > documents, so there should be no revision copies to be cleared away.
>

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