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From Dave Cottlehuber <>
Subject Re: How to add nodes
Date Wed, 25 Aug 2010 00:06:35 GMT
On 25 August 2010 06:34, Stephen Mullins <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have not used CouchDB but am researching it for a project. I'm unable to
> find in the documentation the operational instructions for adding nodes to a
> live CouchDB database. Can someone please point me to them or describe the
> steps involved in adding a node?
> Thanks,
> Stephen

Hi Stephen

native CouchDB does not have a concept of clustering. There are a
number of other couchdb -related projects that do - for example lounge

For CouchDB instead you setup replication between each couch, that's
enough. Each couch is aware of its own replication partners & this is
done over HTTP. It's awesomely simple:


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