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From Robert Newson <rnew...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Database too large for partition
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2013 20:25:26 GMT
ah, cool.
On 11 Jul 2013 20:38, "Tim Tisdall" <tisdall@gmail.com> wrote:

> When I said "equal to the content" my intended meaning was the data size
> and not the disk size of the database.
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 3:14 PM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > Hit send to soon. I meant the 'data_size' field of course.
> >
> > b.
> >
> >
> > On 11 July 2013 20:13, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:
> > > " but you need space equal to the content of the database to do a
> > compaction."
> > >
> > > That's not true. You need space equal to the "disk_size" value from
> > > GET /dbname. The only time your statement would be true is if you
> > > compacted a database that you had just compacted and had made no
> > > changes to. Compacting it again will just write the whole thing out
> > > again. Obviously this worse case is also the case where there's no
> > > point compacting anyway.
> > >
> > > B.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 11 July 2013 20:00, Tim Tisdall <tisdall@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> You could delete the generated views in
> /var/lib/couchdb/.your_database/
> > >> and recover a little extra space.  There could also be a partially
> done
> > >> compaction in /var/lib/couchdb/
> > >>
> > >> The longer term solution is to do compactions... but you need space
> > equal
> > >> to the content of the database to do a compaction.
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:56 PM, Matthias Eck <matthias.eck@gmail.com
> > >wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Hello,
> > >>>
> > >>> I have a CouchDB database that is on a 1TB partition on Amazon EC2.
> > >>> Unfortunately the database now filled the whole partition and 1TB is
> > the
> > >>> size limit on Amazon EC2, so I cannot copy it to a larger partition.
> > >>>
> > >>> 1. I would like to get the database running again. Are there any
> files
> > that
> > >>> I can safely delete to save some immediate space so CouchDB will run
> > again?
> > >>>
> > >>> 2. Any suggestions to solve this problem longer-term? Is it possible
> to
> > >>> have a database spanning multiple partitions?
> > >>>
> > >>> Thanks,
> > >>> Matthias
> > >>>
> >
>

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