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From Jens Alfke <j...@couchbase.com>
Subject Re: Replication vs. Compaction
Date Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:56:42 GMT

On Jan 31, 2014, at 11:27 AM, Boaz Citrin <bcitrin@gmail.com> wrote:

> @Jason - the purpose is that compaction will not catch up with heavy
> write rate and will affect performance.

The same will be true of replication.

> I wonder if I can omit the compaction if replication gives the same result.
> Will replication remove old revisions too?

Yes, the replicator only transfers leaf revisions.

—Jens
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