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Re: [POS] Point of sale is very slow when there are many products (about 5000)

Hieu Nguyen
- 12/14/2015 03:49:04
Hi, Jay & Antony,

Thank you for your replies. I installed the pos_cache and made a smaller product category for POS, then the speed did improve.


On 13/12/2015 20:53, Jay Vora wrote:
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You may load the products category wise, not all at once.

As your pos is connected, you would better customise it.

For example, we've done huge POS customizations to cater various needs. You may take a look here.


On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 6:34 PM, Antony Lesuisse <> wrote:
You may install pos_cache (available since v9) it will cache the pricelist 
computation and make the loading very quick.

On 12/13/2015 06:53 AM, Hieu Nguyen wrote:
> Dear Community,
> Point of sale works pretty well for me in the past when we have less than 1000
> products. It might take a few minutes to start a new POS. But now, we have
> about 5000 products/product variants, POS takes forever to start a new session.
>  From what I see, POS web client has to load all the product information when
> a session starts, so POS can be run offline (which is unnecessary in my case,
> because our computers are always connected to the internet/server) . This
> query takes a long time to be completed.
> Does anyone have any alternatives for current out-of-the box POS module? Or
> are there any plans to redesign the POS module, so it loads products
> asynchronously, not loads everything in a one shot.
> Regards,
> Hieu
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