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From Paul Davis <paul.joseph.da...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions about database file sizes.
Date Sun, 07 Nov 2010 20:21:37 GMT
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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