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From Anik Das <>
Subject Storage Issues on 600,000 document insertion
Date Tue, 02 Feb 2016 21:08:27 GMT
Hello All,

We were developing an application where we had to insert approximately 600,000
documents into a database. The database had only one view (value emitted as


It was not a batch insertion. After the insertion the database took up 3.5GB
to our wonder. I googled around and did a compact query. After the compact
query the size reduced to 350MB.


I am new to couchdb and I'm unable to figure out what exactly is


Anik Das

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