|PowerPivot Compression: Mysterious Ways|
|Written by Rob Collie|
|Thursday, 29 March 2012 22:03|
Longtime readers of this blog have seen me tout the benefits of reducing columns in your data, even if that means adding a lot more rows (see also David cover it here).
Well, I recently discovered an exception to that "rule." And that same data set also yielded a VERY dramatic example of the benefits of sorting your data prior to import.
Let's cover one at a time. But first, some perspective.Read more...
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