Tag: Compaction

Pruning Explained

Managing Database Sizes in Couchbase Mobile and Conflict Resolution

Couchbase Mobile uses a Multi Version Concurrency Control (MVCC) technique for handling conflicts. One of the challenges in a MVCC based system is that over time, a document can grow to have multiple revisions. One can conclude that if all...

Compaction magic in Couchbase Server 2.0

With Couchbase’s append-only storage design, it’s impossible to corrupt data and index files as updates go only to the end of the file. There are no in-place file updates and the files are never in an inconsistent state. But writing...

/ December 16, 2014