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From Anand Chitipothu <>
Subject Re: Comparison of MongoDB & CouchDB: MongoDB seems better on insert
Date Tue, 21 Dec 2010 04:14:21 GMT
> [...]
> Generally the question that tends to matter is: Can view generation
> keep up with inserts, on average? Once the index is built, responses
> to it are fast, so the index build time matters. On desktop-class
> hardware, I tend to expect between 500-1000 documents per second can
> be processed (for documents about as complex and large as a tweet). Of
> course this # will vary widely depending on hardware and the # of keys
> you emit.

In my experience, I've seen that view generation starts with a speed
of 1000 docs/secs and drops to less than 50 docs/sec as the size of
view file increases.


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