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From Robert Newson <robert.new...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: size of documents
Date Tue, 10 Nov 2009 17:10:14 GMT
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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