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From Adam Kocoloski <adam.kocolo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: couchdb attachments vs storing files on fs or s3 like service
Date Mon, 27 Apr 2009 16:55:02 GMT
On Apr 27, 2009, at 10:03 AM, Benoit Chesneau wrote:

> 2009/4/27 Damien Katz <damien@apache.org>:
>> Attachments don't affect general performance except during  
>> compaction, where
>> the bytes must be copied to a new file. Eventually we'll have a  
>> binary
>> object plugin, to allow binary objects to be written to alternate  
>> storage.
>>
>> -Damien
>>
> Thanks for the answer. About compaction, are old revisions of a doc
> deleted just after you copy the latest to the new file or do you keep
> the full original db file until compaction end ?

Hi Benoit, it's the latter.

Adam

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