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From Paul Davis <>
Subject Re: Timeout Error when trying to access views + Indexing problems
Date Sun, 04 Oct 2009 19:31:51 GMT
On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 1:00 PM, Adam Kocoloski <> wrote:
> On Oct 4, 2009, at 12:26 PM, Glenn Rempe wrote:
>> BTW.  That was a magic trick Chris.  Thank you.  Bulk saves of 1000 docs
>> went from almost 1 minute to less than 2 seconds the moment I changed that
>> value in the futon config interface.
>> Is there a reason that is not the default setting?
> I'd say inertia.  The sequential IDs are a newish feature, and the
> similarity between IDs might be a bit surprising to users.  I'd be in favor
> of switching the default, though.  Best,
> Adam

We've had this discussion before and decided that random id's should
remain default. Though we should probably start writing a wiki page
about methods for making CouchDB faster so that people have a chance
to learn about such things.


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