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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Considering CouchDB
Date Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:52:12 GMT
"DB reads are blocked by DB updates at the http level."

Nope, there's a process that can read the database and a separate one
for writing to it. Writing to an append only file is obviously
serialized but there's no need to block reads.

B.


On 20 November 2013 21:35, Mark Hahn <mark@reevuit.com> wrote:
>> Database writes are not coupled to view updates.
>
> I understand now, you are talking about file read/write level.  DB reads
> are blocked by DB updates at the http level.
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 1:05 PM, Robert Newson <robert.newson@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> "A write requires updating views and reads have to wait for the update"
>>
>> Is not true. Database writes are not coupled to view updates.
>>
>> Sent from my iPad
>>
>> > On 20 Nov 2013, at 20:59, Mark Hahn <mark@reevuit.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > A write requires updating views and reads have
>> > to wait for the update
>>

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