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        We are changing the status here back to “Working on it”, as we are not yet done with all that we want to do here, and as many of you have pointed this out. We apologize for prematurely changing the status to done, please keep the feedback coming.

        The video on https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/53861 (focusing on large lists at 42 minutes and 25 seconds) describes some of the changes that we delivered back in the second half of 2017:
        - Modern UI now has a lot of support for adding indexes to large lists and libraries on the fly, reducing the number of throttling errors experienced by our users, and some new UI for browsing through items in large lists with our paging model
        - SharePoint runs predictive indexing jobs to automatically add indexes as lists get larger based on your view definitions, and updates these indexes when you add/update your views…

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        David Caranfa commented  · 

        I agree with many of the comments that the limit just needs to be removed or dramatically increased. if this means fundamentally changing how SharePoint handles information and interfaces with the database, I still think it needs to be a priority. The reality is enterprises have a ton of data and in many cases don't have the time and resources to spend on planning how to avoid a limitation that is not present in other comparable systems.

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