…by replacing Session storage with client-side minimongo storage (ie, create a client-side collection and store to there instead).
I’ve been using this package for years now: GitHub - cult-of-coders/meteor-persistent-session: Modifies Meteor's Session to store variables in the browser's `localStorage`
Over the years my Session storage grew to 1mb+ – storing all sorts of client-side settings and documents in there. I noticed that a lot of my error logs were starting to show
amplify.storage is out of space (or something similar to that), and earlier today I decided to dig into it. A
grep of my project directory revealed the above-linked package as the only one using
For years now, my website has taken ~20 seconds to “first paint” when I visit from my desktop, but not incognito or from my mobile device (almost instant). I figured it was something down to my user account, but couldn’t quite peg it.
By a happy accident, fixing this
amplify.storage issue by switching to minimongo resulted in that ~20 second load time instantly dropping down to less than 1 second.
Just thought I’d share that with y’all in case anyone’s been relying heavily on that package.