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From Sivan Greenberg <si...@omniqueue.com>
Subject Re: Questions about database file sizes.
Date Sun, 07 Nov 2010 20:31:28 GMT
So far, I get the differences even after compacting twice and three times.

On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 10:21 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 12:02 PM, Sivan Greenberg <sivang@gmail.com> wrote:
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Sivan Greenberg <sivan@omniqueue.com>
>> Date: Sun, Nov 7, 2010 at 6:58 PM
>> Subject: Questions about database file sizes.
>> To: users@couchdb.apache.org
>>
>>
>> Hi List,
>>
>>  First I'd like to say that my longly developed couchdb based system
>> seems to be performing well and serving its purpose.
>>
>>  However, there's always a small difference between the database files
>> on the 2 couchdb server nodes we are using, after identical compaction
>> steps on both db's, the difference remains around 4k, even though the
>> number of documents is the same.
>>
>>  This is CouchDB 0.11.0 , 2 nodes, each one does a pull replication
>> from its peer in continue replication over HTTP.
>>
>>  Is this normal? Can we sleep at night without fearing the delta would
>> at some edge case occasion increase to the gigs ? Is it unrealistic to
>> expect the two files to be of the same size given same compaction
>> steps were taken and they both replicate pull from each other?
>>
>> Many thanks,
>> (CouchDB Rocks!)
>>
>> -Sivan
>>
>
> You might try compacting twice. If you're not seeing the difference
> change after continuous writes its probably not a big deal.
>
> Paul
>

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