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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Database too large for partition
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:59:41 GMT
Have you been compacting this database? That is, is it *really* a 1TB
database or is this just accumulated trash because you didn't compact?


On 11 July 2013 19:56, Matthias Eck <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a CouchDB database that is on a 1TB partition on Amazon EC2.
> Unfortunately the database now filled the whole partition and 1TB is the
> size limit on Amazon EC2, so I cannot copy it to a larger partition.
> 1. I would like to get the database running again. Are there any files that
> I can safely delete to save some immediate space so CouchDB will run again?
> 2. Any suggestions to solve this problem longer-term? Is it possible to
> have a database spanning multiple partitions?
> Thanks,
> Matthias

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