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From Benoit Chesneau <bchesn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Why is the actual size of a database 4 times larger than the netto payload?
Date Wed, 24 Mar 2010 08:32:04 GMT
On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 9:29 AM, Roessner, Silvester
<silvester.roessner@vision.zeiss.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> when I store 1000 copies of a pure JSON document (size 245,310 Bytes) in
> a freshly created database,
> the database itself is 0.9 GB big.
>
> That is almost 4 times bigger than the actual netto payload.
>
> Is this normal?
> When I'll move parts of the document in attachments,
> will I also see this 4 times increase?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>

_compact is your friend.

- benoit

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