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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: reducing db size
Date Mon, 14 May 2012 19:20:51 GMT
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 <> 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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