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From Nils Breunese <>
Subject Re: View access during indexing
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 11:55:08 GMT
Matthias Eck wrote:

> One of my databases in CouchDB has close to 1,000,000 documents with a
> size of about 200GB.
> If I change one of the views, the indexing takes about 2 hours.
> This time would be not a problem, but I am wondering why I cannot
> access the other views, that were previously generated during the
> indexing time.
> Currently none of the views is available, taking my web application
> down during this time.
> Is there a parameter that can be adjusted to allow view access during indexing?

I suggest adding an updated design document under a new name, run the view indexing on that
one and switching over the design document to the production location afterwards. See
for some more details.


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