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From Adam Kocoloski <kocol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Lots of requests with continuous replications (every 5 seconds)
Date Thu, 29 Aug 2013 18:38:23 GMT
It's really a bit silly, though -- as far as I can tell the GET requests against the source
DB are only used to keep the source_seq information in _active_tasks current.

Adam

On Aug 29, 2013, at 2:36 PM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> The checkpoint interval is now configurable on Cloudant (as of a few
> days ago) as a consequence of either your report or another user. Just
> add "checkpoint_interval": <number> to your _replicate request. If
> your replication is started by CouchDB then this option will not
> currently work.
> 
> B.
> 
> 
> 
> On 29 August 2013 19:31, Franck Eyraud <franck+couchdbml@yrnm.net> wrote:
>> Hello list,
>> 
>> I didn't find the answer to the following questions using Google :
>> 
>> Why does Couchdb send a GET request to the database every 5 seconds while
>> replicating continuously ? Doesn't the replicator use the _change API (with
>> heartbeat functionality) anyway ? And if there is a need to poll aserver
>> alive, 5 seconds seem very often to me.
>> 
>> Plus, it seems it adds some fee issues in some cases :
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/18254772/hanging-replications-on-cloudant
>> 
>> I don't have the issue above yet, but in the case of an application where
>> clients can replicate so that they can run offline, this would result in a
>> loot of requests. Is there a way to avoid this ? To make it less often ?
>> 
>> Thank you for your help,
>> 
>> Franck Eyraud
>> 
>> 
>> 


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