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          73 comments  ·  Sites and Collaboration » Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          The 5,000 item threshold is likely here to stay. We are aware that it takes awareness on both sides to get past this limitation: list owners have to build the right fields, indices, and indexed views so that end user queries can run successfully in large lists. And then, end users have to run the correct queries – they can’t just open the root of the list, they have to use a filtered, indexed view.

          We want to pursue work that helps on both these ends – for example, proactively indexing more lists, making suggestions to list owners for views to create that will help end users, and helping end users at query time pick filters that will unblock their queries. Additionally, we want to increase our support for running more types of queries in large lists when an index is present – for example, instead of requiring an indexed…

          Anonymous commented  · 

          Since other online storage services don't have this problem, it's pretty clear it's caused by the way SP gets data from the db. SP is an antiquated server based platform probably not well suited to online use in its current form. The idea that SP has to request all items in a list to return a filtered view of say 25 items is absurd. The filtering should happen before the request gets sent but SP simply doesn't work that way and until it's modernized (or in typical Msft fashion, replaced), it's not fit for enterprise use.

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