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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: couchdb attachments vs storing files on fs or s3 like service
Date Mon, 27 Apr 2009 14:03:43 GMT
2009/4/27 Damien Katz <>:
> 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 ?

- benoƮt

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