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From Owen Marshall <>
Subject Re: Is Couchdb a distributed database
Date Tue, 03 May 2011 15:53:26 GMT
On 05/03/2011 11:48 AM, 张路 wrote:
> Can you tell me that in detail,how the bigcouch to achieve the distributed.
> All of the couchdb save different information,but it can query any
> information from any one of the couchdb.How to realize it?

BigCouch uses some design decisions discussed in Amazon's Dynamo paper:

They discuss the specifics here:

The big takeaway is that your application shouldn't need to worry about
the specifics of *how* to get data out.

Owen Marshall
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