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From Jan Lehnardt <>
Subject Re: about filtered replication
Date Sun, 14 Jun 2009 09:56:24 GMT
Hey Patrick,

On 9 Jun 2009, at 06:43, Patrick Aljord wrote:

> I have an app where users can create projects and collaborate with
> other users. For now I have just one big DB. I'm thinking about
> creating one DB per project so that users can run a local version more
> easily and replicate it between users. However, I've read couchdb dev
> mentioning something about "filtered replication", I'm not sure what
> it is about but I was wondering if maybe it could make it possible to
> filter replication per project and making it useless to switch to the
> one DB per project model, or is filtered replication something else? I
> hope I'm being clear enough here =)

Filtered replication would allow you to replicate only docs specific to
a project to a client. But the one DB per project approach makes a
little more sense to me as it keeps smaller bits and pieces around
that are easy to manage :)


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