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/

Now, because we’re searching a larger scope by increasing the nprobe value, we will see the search speed increase too.

Do we see the search speed increase too, or the search time?