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From Slow Queries to Fast Profits: The Untold Impact of Magento's Search Term Cache on E-commerce Scalability

From Slow Queries to Fast Profits: The Untold Impact of Magento’s Search Term Cache on E-commerce Scalability

The Magento 2.3.4 update introduced a Popular Search Term Cache feature meant to enhance search operations, but it unintentionally created new performance and scalability issues. Problems include slow query times, increased database CPU load, and a large number of unique search terms, all negatively impacting user experience and profitability. The primary issue lies in the interaction between the large search_query table and the num_results > 0 query component. Previous solutions, such as omitting the num_results > 0 condition or indexing the search_query table, have fallen short. Therefore, a broader strategy of constant adaptation is needed, incorporating tools like asynchronous data insertion, limiting search term tracking, and regular evaluation of data management strategies. These optimization measures promise improved user experience, profitability, and resource efficiency.

Full article here: https://ipllfirm.com/all-insights/news-and-articles/from-slow-queries-to-fast-profits-the-untold-impact-of-magentos-search-term-cache-on-e-commerce-scalability/