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From Tom Sante <>
Subject Re: couchdb for genome data
Date Thu, 04 Mar 2010 14:59:13 GMT
On 4/03/10 15:52, Simon Metson wrote:
> Hi,
>> I will probably use that strategy to partition my data per experiment.
> If you have a logical division (say season or month the data was taken
> in) I'd use that - it'll be easier to work out what your databases hold.
For now I will probably divide per year and per experiment.

>> And use an external watcher script like in couchdb-lounge to replicate
>> my common design documents in all databases.
> I think I'd use CouchApp for that - means you can easily version your
> views, too.

I'll take look at both approaches.
The data gets imported per experiment so I could probably integrate the 
replication of design docs into the import script too.

>> And store summary data and meta data in a separate database so I can
>> do easily queries spanning different dbs.
> Sounds good. Pulling a view out of all the DB's and into the summary
> database is pretty simple to do.
> Cheers
> Simon

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