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From Volker Mische <>
Subject Re: Why are reads from CouchDB so slow? (1.5MB/s or thereabouts)
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 13:35:07 GMT
Hi Robert,

On 03/23/2012 02:28 PM, Robert Newson wrote:
> I'd be intrigued to know how we could store the raw JSON on disk given
> the make_blocks behavior but, yes, the reason couchdb isn't giving
> sendfile() like performance is the json<>erlang conversion at least,
> and other things like reading btree nodes to find the data (even if
> they come from cache), etc.

You are right. It won't be raw JSON, but it can be way closer to that
(hence less processing needed for sending it out) than it currently is
the case.


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