On 8 September 2015 at 12:01, Erik Bernhardson <ebernhard...@wikimedia.org>
> The most obvious place we could see a benefit from this is when multiple
> queries are issued to elasticsearch from a single web request. If the
> second query doesn't depend on the results of the first it can be issued in
> parallel. This is actually somewhat common use case, for example doing a
> full text and a title search in the same request.

Common, indeed; our Wikipedia apps run both prefix and full text searches
at the same time
to fetch suggestions alongside the prefix results. It would be interesting
to shave some time off those requests in this manner.

Let's get a Phab task in the backlog to track any further investment here.



Dan Garry
Lead Product Manager, Discovery
Wikimedia Foundation
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