Updating Collection Schemas in Databases
TLDR Chris wanted to know about updating collection schemas. James and Jason provided insights and mentioned an upcoming solution for in-place schema changes.
Sep 19, 2021 (24 months ago)
We’ll be introducing a way to do in-place schema changes in the release after the upcoming one
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Update on Collection's Schema Updating Feature
Sean inquired about updates on the collection's schema with-alias-workaround feature. Kishore Nallan responded it is being tested internally.
Updating Schemas and Managing Collections in Typesense
Davide asked about updating schemas without reloading data, Jason recommended using aliases to point to timestamped collections and dropping old collections after an update.
Updating Collection Schema Outside 'Fields' Field
Michal asked about updating the collection schema outside 'fields' field. Kishore Nallan confirmed it wasn't possible, recommended creating a new collection and using 'alias'.