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From Robert Dionne <dio...@dionne-associates.com>
Subject Re: Moving Partitions
Date Mon, 02 May 2011 10:47:04 GMT
You may want to look at bigcouch[1] also.

[1] https://github.com/cloudant/bigcouch




On May 2, 2011, at 6:43 AM, Stefan Podkowinski wrote:

> Hello Couch Users
> 
> As I'm about to develop a deployment strategy for my current company,
> theres one aspect left that keeps me puzzled. While couch seems to be
> pretty disk hungry I need a way to scale in terms of disk space and
> decided to setup oversharding right from the start. I plan to create a
> couple of logical partitions on a single server that I can move later
> to another server to free disk space. Propably using lounge for that.
> 
> What I'm wondering though is how to move the data to a new node in
> that case. E.g. lets say I have node A with 16 logical partitions. Now
> I like to move 8 of them to a new node B. How can I move the data for
> only those 8 partitions to the new node? I can't just reimport the
> whole data as that would take too much time. Is that even possible to
> split an existing node that way?
> 
> Cheers,
> Stefan


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