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From Mark Hahn <>
Subject Re: Adding vs replicating documents
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 02:14:10 GMT
You can't update a document unless you have the id.  Do you have a view set
up to find what you want?  If so pull them up and edit them in futon.

Usually one would edit the docs in the db directly using futon, not change
the original data.

On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 6:35 PM, Luca Matteis <> wrote:

> I have a file that contains lots of JSON documents - probably around
> 1gb of data.
> I uploaded this file to my server's Couch instance (on the cloud)
> using the Bulk API.
> Now I need to re-upload it because I've made some changes to the file
> - I've added some documents, deleted some, and edited a few.
> My question is, can I avoid sending over the wire the 1gb of data
> every time I make modifications to it?
> I've thought about setting up a local Couch instance on my computer,
> upload data there, and then replicate it to my Couch instance, so that
> only changes get sent over the wire... but was wondering if there was
> an easier way instead of having to install CouchDB on my computer.

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