Discussing Typesense's Main Focus
TLDR Joe and Jason discussed about the main focus of Typesense; highlighting it's aimed to build site/app search with JSON documents.
Apr 23, 2021 (34 months ago)
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Understanding Typesense's Functionality and Usage as a Search Engine
Tim asked about Typesense's function as a DB storage. Jason clarified Typesense functions primarily as a search engine and is not meant to be a primary data store. They also discussed data management strategies using Typesense. Joe provided further insight and recommended resources.
Internal ID vs Human-readable Names in Typesense
Vladimir asked for advice on using internal IDs or full strings in Typesense, highlighting pros and cons of both. Jason advised storing full strings for performance and simplicity, despite potential translation issues.
Timeseries Data and Typesense for Large Datasets
Josh asks if Typesense is suitable for their use case with timeseries data, high qps, and 40TB+ datasets. Jason suggests considering Elasticsearch for such scale.