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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: versioning for sensors data storage
Date Sat, 09 Jun 2012 05:52:48 GMT
user@ please.

On 8 Jun 2012, at 12:08, Maxim Osipov wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Warning: I'm new to CouchDB! And I'm in a process pf selecting a
> database to store data from sensors. The scenario looks like this:
> 
> There are sensors on the net (may be thousands or later millions) for
> things like temperature, motion, etc. Each sensors has an IPv6 address
> and pushes data to central server in JSON format, like:
> { temp: 36.6; humidity: 80 }
> We don't know in advance what exactly sensor will push, but most of
> the time the format of JSON structure is the same. Data is updated ...
> say every second for each sensor.
> 
> From the "architecture" point of view it could be a nice solution with
> CouchDB, where each sensor is represented by a document and each
> sample of sensor data is a version of this document.
> 
> The questions are:
> - do we have time/date information for versions
> - is it easy/good to access document version history
> - what is a limit on number of versions and how it affects performance
> - is it possible/easy/good to get a time snapshot of database
> 
> All other comments are also welcome!
> 
> Kind regards,
> Maxim
> 
> -- 
> Maxim Osipov
> Flexibity Ltd.


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