Facebook AI Similarity Search (Faiss): The Missing Manual

Facebook AI Similarity Search (Faiss) is one of the most popular implementations of efficient similarity search, but what is it — and how can we use it?

What is it that makes Faiss special? How do we make the best use of this incredible tool?

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.pinecone.io/learn/faiss-tutorial/?fbclid=IwAR2JpdZj34Nh1BRlpJ6jAJqmkCvu-uU5pGnKatge6msGayEPyt0rWbQzTAw