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has_index()

This operation checks whether the current collection has a built index.

Request Syntax

has_index(timeout: float | None)

PARAMETERS:

  • timeout (float | None)

    The timeout duration for this operation. Setting this to None indicates that this operation timeouts when any response arrives or any error occurs.

RETURN TYPE:

bool

RETURNS:

A boolean value indicating whether the current collection has a built index or not.

EXCEPTIONS:

  • MilvusException

    This exception will be raised when any error occurs during this operation.

Examples

from pymilvus import Collection, CollectionSchema, FieldSchema, DataType

schema = CollectionSchema([
    FieldSchema("id", DataType.INT64, is_primary=True),
    FieldSchema("vector", DataType.FLOAT_VECTOR, dim=5)
])

# Create a collection
collection = Collection(
    name="test_collection",
    schema=schema
)

# Set the index parameters
index_params = {
    "index_type": "IVF_FLAT",
    "metric_type": "COSINE",
    "params": {
        "nlist": 128
    }
}

# Create an index
collection.create_index(
    field_name="test_collection", 
    index_params=index_params, 
    timeout=None
)

# Check the index
collection.has_index() # True

# Drop the index
collection.drop_index()

# Check the index
collection.has_index() # False