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From Owen Marshall <>
Subject Re: Peer-to-Peer Replication
Date Thu, 07 Apr 2011 18:09:01 GMT
On 04/07/2011 01:30 PM, Zdravko Gligic wrote:

> If a single local CouchDB is set up to replicated from 100 friends and
> after say some prolonged quiet period a message comes through from 1
> of the friends (who has the latest copy with all documents in it) will
> all of the subsequent 99 cause the same volume of network traffic or
> will they end up being more like "hand shakes" in which it is
> determined that none of them have anything new and that no actual data
> should be sent?

Replication looks at the current update sequence number on the database.
If the update sequence number is the same, no further traffic will occur.

See, especially the
section titled "Database Information".

Owen Marshall
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