Dramatic Improvement with Typesense Indexing.
TLDR Tim shares their excitement over the greatly improved indexing speed they experienced with Typesense, and Jason asks about their use of faceted numerical fields and limitations with long strings and nested fields.
Feb 14, 2023 (8 months ago)
I’m super happy about this improvement, so thanks to the Typesense team for whatever it was that happened (I know I also made some changes on my end, but there is no way my tweaks made that big of a difference here)!
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