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release()

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

Request Syntax

release(
    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:

NoneType

RETURNS:

None

EXCEPTIONS:

  • MilvusException

    This arises 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
)

# Create a partition
partition = Partition(collection, name="comedy", description="comedy films")

# Load the partition data
partition.load()

# Release the partition data
partition.release()

Related operations

The following operations are related to release():