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You can validate the input by adding another entity "validate_doc_update" to the _design/ document.The validate_doc_update function gets executed for each document you want to create or update. If the validation function raises an exception, the update is denied; when it doesn’t, the updates are accepted. It is optional i.e. if you do not write one, no ...


During compaction, a new .couch file is written. So what you would do, when you interrupt compaction is making the file useless. The only way to stop compaction (iirc) is to stop CouchDB. Not a good idea. Generally, compaction is a background process. The database reads are not affected by it - also for heavy read! If you have heavy write processes, ...

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