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From Sven Helmberger <>
Subject Re: Write Performance
Date Sat, 10 Jan 2009 00:21:41 GMT
Josh Bryan schrieb:

> On a dual core pentium 3.0ghz with erlang 5.6 and couch 0.8.0 using bulk
> writes, I get throughput of 95 writes / second .   I didn't get the 2000
> per second that Michael did, but that is likely due to the fact that his
> documents are considerably smaller than mine (each of my docs has a
> 4K-10K attachment).  By upgrading to the latest couchdb from svn, this
> improved from 95 / second to about 150 / second.

My totally unsubstantiated guess would be that if you have lots of 
attachments you might actually be faster bulk creating the docs without 
attachments and then adding the attachments later as binary.

Sven Helmberger

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