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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Production usage of BigCouch and the Future?
Date Wed, 15 Aug 2012 10:51:37 GMT

CouchDB handles larger than memory view files very well. Actual performance numbers will depend
on your hardware, no one can answer that question for you. Good performance requires enough
RAM to cache parts of the b+tree (but not the whole thing).


On 15 Aug 2012, at 08:25, JRad wrote:

>> BigCouch will be merging into CouchDB in the near future (we announced this plan
some months
>> ago but have only started the work in earnest recently). We are working on the CouchDB
>> release which might be the last single-node release of CouchDB.
>> B.
> Thank you Robert, Thats awesome to here it from you! Congrats to
> Couching community!
>> We've been able to run couch databases with this much data.  Compaction sucks but
it doesn't
>> consume all that much memory.
>> Steve
> Nice Steve, I'm wondering how CouchDB handles larger than memory view
> files, How would this affect
> view query performance (in realtime)? with how many concurrent view calls?
> B.S. How can I contact you to have a chat?

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