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From Brad Rhoads <>
Subject Re: huge attachments - experience?
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:37:36 GMT
We're doing a mobile (Android) digital library system and storing large
docs (audio/video) in couchdb. There's a couchdb doc with metadata and then
the corresponding file is attached. It seems to be working OK so far, but
we're just getting started.


On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 2:13 PM, svilen <> wrote:

> hi
> i need some form of synchronised storage for audio files (with
> some metadata). Something like 10-400Mb per attachment, 1-10
> attachments per doc, overall about 1000 docs, 3000 attachments,
> 300G total. Now i'm using just plain filesystem but it's a pain to
> maintain consistency across several copies.
> As i don't really need more than 1 version back, i'm playing with idea
> of using couchdb for that. Either putting the files as attachments, or
> if not possible, using it as filesystem-miming synchronised metadata,
> with appropriate listeners reacting on changes (like rename, mv, etc).
> Any experiences on this? how does couchdb work in such
> big-files scenario?
> ciao
> svilen

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