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[DeepCat] Investigate CirrusSearch limits and how to raise them
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Results of the investigation:
Limits on Cirrus/Elastic side (from

  • $wgCirrusSearchMaxIncategoryOptions, which limits the categories per incategory: invocation (i.e. per deepcat: keyword invocation). This is currently set to 100 in CirrusSearch.php. Changing it would involve another patch to Cirrus.
  • The number of subcategories which can be handled by Cirrus and Elastic with good performance. This is a soft limit we have to figure out by testing, probably also have to talk to ops.
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