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From svilen>
Subject Re: can i listen to changes of whole server, not per-db?
Date Sun, 07 Oct 2012 07:56:11 GMT
what i am trying to do is similar to syncpoint. effectively couchdb
is the api-message-carrier. The idea of database-as-security-domain
also fits perfectly - users would see/replicate only dbs that they
belong to. But - N users working in M databases means listening to N+M
changes-feeds and post-processing them.

lumping all in one db, and filtering that into
internally-filtered partial replications (a filter per user) seems ...
rather tricky. can a client-replicator talk to http-proxy that looks
like normal couchdb but is (invisibly-to-client) routed into a

ah i should think how these can scale too..


On Sun, 7 Oct 2012 09:27:18 +0200
Dave Cottlehuber <> wrote:

> On 7 October 2012 07:59, svilen <> wrote:
> > g'day
> >
> > i'm going to have thousands of databases. They are all of similar
> > kind, but belong to different (groups of) users, so can't be
> > bundled into one. And setupping 10000 connections to
> > couchdb/dbXXXXX/_changes doesn't seem very neat, even if on same
> > machine.
> Not possible today unfortunately.
> Has anybody got any numbers or experience on practical limits of
> _changes feeds connections to a single server?
> A+
> Dave

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