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From Robert Newson <>
Subject Re: two couchdb docker containers writing to the same mount?
Date Sat, 03 Oct 2015 17:48:13 GMT
It's definitely not supposed to run this way. You'll certainly corrupt your databases if you
allow two couchdb instances to write to the same files. 

> On 3 Oct 2015, at 04:56, Dan Santner <> wrote:
> I think this is just not the way couch was meant to be used but….
> I setup two docker containers which shared the couchdb database directory and ran them
> Mostly it worked like a cluster….but there were plenty of strange errors.  I assume
couch isn’t meant to run this way.  I assume each instance of couch wants to own those files?

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