Deleting documents in CouchDB for real
Recently, while syncing a CouchDB database to a new cluster, we noticed a massive amount of deleted documents being synced. This was completely unnecessary for our migration and slowed things down drastically. I started looking into the proper way to clean up, purge, compact a CouchDB and was surprised that it was actually quite hard (and at first illogical) to really removed old, deleted documents Revisions and deleted documents Whenever a document gets updated (even if unchanged), a new revision gets created.…Read more ⟶
Fixing or at least improving Android 13 Share Menu
Whenever I try to share something on Android, most often a freshly taken photo but sometimes also just generic files, I get really annoyed by the complete randomness and uselessness of the sharing options. It usually takes 3 or 4 swipes to get to the right application (e.g. Dropbox or WhatsApp) before I can actually send it, skipping options such as “Print”, “Bluetooth”, “Messages”, “Chat” and other stuff I never use.…Read more ⟶
Resolving "synology dsm insufficient system capacity for update"
Lately I’ve been having issues upgrading the DSM version on my Synology DS418 play. The updater refused to download/start the update with the error “Insufficient system capacity for update”. DSM update error The previous time I had this error I tried messing around with files on my root partition until the error disappeared. I can’t remember the details but it was a lot of trial and error, and in general shouldn’t be necessary.…Read more ⟶