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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: Http 1.1 keep alive
Date Tue, 05 Nov 2013 22:28:38 GMT
yes. (connection keep-alive is also the default for http 1.1).

On 5 November 2013 21:46, Stanley Iriele <> wrote:
> Hey all,
> Does couchdb respect http keep alives?... Most of ReSTs pain comes from
> creating and tearing down connections... If a client is trying to reuse
> that setup connection for multiple requests how does couchdb handle that?
> I've been looking for a while now and I can't seem yo find anything that
> supports my theory... When couchdb is used as a database with an app server
> an http client used within that server will try its best to reuse http
> connections if they are still connected to that host... Via http 1.1
> keepalives this makes a lot of sense because setting up and tearing down
> connections I'd expensive

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