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From Ben Cohen <cohen....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: size of documents
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 18:01:29 GMT
Ah, it went down to 100k.  Still bigger than plaintext but not by an  
order of magnitude. :)
Thanks,
Ben


On Nov 10, 2009, at 5:10 PM, Robert Newson wrote:

> see how much smaller the database gets once you compact it. :)
>
> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 5:04 PM, Ben Cohen <ncohen@ucsd.edu> wrote:
>> I've been lurking on the list for awhile -- I like the design of  
>> couchdb and
>> am taking a look to see if I can use it in any upcoming projects.
>>
>> I made a little couchdbhandler for python's logging module and  
>> started one
>> of my applications up using it -- I let it run for a few minutes  
>> and was
>> astonished at the size of the database.  With 278 documents (all  
>> like the
>> example shown below) futon reports the db takes up 1.0 MB.
>>
>> There's no design document defined for this database.  Is this  
>> normal or is
>> there something wrong with my setup?  I'm running CouchDB  
>> 0.11.0b832392
>> under snow leopard.
>>
>> the documents all look something like this:
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ben
>>
>> {
>>   "_id": "fe857f41334f67ba05d5ea8fec16b0f9",
>>   "_rev": "1-4ae3ce304596d86f7838356b6627b3d8",
>>   "msecs": 401.2179374694824,
>>   "args": [
>>   ],
>>   "name": "paramiko.transport",
>>   "thread": -1340583936,
>>   "created": 1257872166.401218,
>>   "process": 24073,
>>   "threadName": "Thread-1",
>>   "module": "transport",
>>   "filename": "transport.py",
>>   "levelno": 20,
>>   "processName": "MainProcess",
>>   "pathname":
>> "/Users/ncohen/pydev-2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/paramiko/ 
>> transport.py",
>>   "lineno": 1386,
>>   "exc_text": null,
>>   "exc_info": null,
>>   "funcName": "_log",
>>   "relativeCreated": 288402.2789001465,
>>   "levelname": "INFO",
>>   "msg": "Secsh channel 79 opened."
>> }
>>
>> Ben Cohen
>> Programmer/Analyst (STS)
>> Scripps Institution of Oceanography
>> ncohen@ucsd.edu
>>
>>


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