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release()

This operation releases the data of the current collection from memory.

Request Syntax

release(
    timeout=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.

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
)

# Load the entire collection with one replica of the collection data
collection.load()

# Release the entire collection data
collection.release()

Related operations

The following operations are related to release():