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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: View indexes and locking
Date Tue, 09 Sep 2008 14:46:35 GMT

On Sep 9, 2008, at 16:36 , Paul Campbell wrote:

> As I'm currently creating an index on a large MySQL table, I'm  
> wondering:
> In CouchDB, if I rebuild a view for a large dataset, will inserts be  
> locked?
> I think I already know the answer: no! but I'd like to verify it, and
> have everyone be aware of it.

Go and try :) As far as the document store is concerned, creating a view
index is a read operation (read docs from document store, write index  
else). Reads never block. There you go :)


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