Handling 1 Million Documents and User Permissions
TLDR Hariharan asked about storing 5k user IDs in documents and filtering. Jason suggested it's the right approach and provided additional best practices.
Feb 20, 2023 (10 months ago)
For each document, minimum 5k users will have permission. Is it advisable to store 5k user IDs in every document field or any other best practices?
If we include this fields, do we need to set the index=true for this field or not?
Yup that’s the right approach
> Is it advisable to store 5k user IDs in every document field or any other best practices?
Yup should be fine. You want to make sure you use
exclude_fields(embedded inside a scoped search api key) and exclude this user_ids field from the search API response, so it doesn’t affect network performance
> If we include this fields, do we need to set the index=true for this field or not?
Yup, it has to be an indexed field
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