Duplicating a Collection and Creating an Alias
TLDR Gabe wanted to duplicate a collection and create an alias. Jason suggested exporting old documents and importing them into a new collection.
Jun 24, 2021 (31 months ago)
• I have one collection called
• I'd like to duplicate this to
• drop the original
• then alias
Jason maybe y'all have some way to easily achieve this on the backend?
Jun 25, 2021 (31 months ago)
Can't wait till y'all enable updating schemas on the fly 😅
Yup schema update is high in priority list!
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