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Impact of Increasing the limit of stats list() from 100 to say 1,00,000


I am using stats list() for a use case. But the data I am dealing is lot more, than the limit that is set to =100 in limit.conf for stats list() function. I thought about using Stats Values(), but as it breaks the event order, I am stuck with stats list().

I am thinking of increasing the limit of stats list() from 100 to say 1,00,000 for example.

What I am concerned about is, will there be any performance issue if I increase the stats list() or will there be any problem if I increase it? Just to be on the safe side.

Any help would be appreciated.

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| makeresults count=100000
| streamstats count
| stats list(count) as list_100000

Hi, @ahmadshakir1952
As I run this query, It is certainly omitted.

I don't know your query. What's your query?
There may be alternatives.

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On your question about the performance impact, you might end up running into OOM issues and your search performance might also get degraded, as suggested by @to4kawa there might be alternatives available, if you can post your query and some mockup data and the desired output we can try to help you out

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