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From Stanley Iriele <>
Subject Re: number of views pe design doc
Date Thu, 30 May 2013 00:56:42 GMT
On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 5:41 PM, Jens Alfke <> wrote:

> On May 29, 2013, at 5:23 PM, Stanley Iriele <>
> wrote:
> > I've been using couchdb for a while now and I have had problems in the
> past
> > with having too many views in one design doc. what is the recommended
> > number of view per doc? 6 too many?...the documents inside could
> > potentially be updated quite frequently.
> I think it depends entirely on your data and how complex the view
> functions are.
> The thing to remember is that when CouchDB needs to update a view, it
> updates _every_ view in that design document. If you have some views that
> are only queried rarely, or have especially slow map/reduce functions, it
> can help to put them in their own design documents.
> —Jens

Thanks..that makes do reduce functions fit into the
mix?..when are they updated?.basically if I throw reduce function
that updated as well when all of the views are updated?..will that slow
down view generation? I don't really know if reduce functions are called
one the fly

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