String vs Integer Indexing Performance
TLDR TJ inquired about performance differences between string and integer indexing. Jason explained it depends on the intended use of the field.
Mar 23, 2023 (6 months ago)
If you want to do full-text search on it (using the query_by parameter), indexing it as a string is the only option.
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Efficiency of Searching: String vs. String
Alan asked about the efficiency of using a string vs. string in a search query. Jason explained that it depends on the usage, but in their case, both should be nearly the same.
Query on Performance Impact Between String Array and String
Aljosa asked about performance differences between using a string array and a string. Kishore Nallan confirmed no significant impact, only minor memory overhead.
Querying Integer Fields in query_by
Saurabh wants to query an integer field in `query_by`. Kishore Nallan suggests indexing the field as a string instead to properly query it.