As Jim Simon noted, there is already a request for this so certainly upvote that request.
This is an area we are looking into for future versions to make auto-save more reliable and out of the way.
As Wes noted, we are looking at many areas for optimization and have made strides in the last few releases already.
We recognize there are still many areas to improve performance and we are investing in appropriate areas.
Threads that are catch-alls are often non-actionable. Please keep giving us specific feedback on what workflows are slow for you.
Technical solutions may not always be as obvious as some people may be suggesting as the application architecture is often very different than people’s conception.
Short answer. Yes, we want to and will make it faster.
Thanks for all the feedback so far.
It is one of many areas we are looking into.