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ACE Tip for Getting Faster Results from Alteryx

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19 - Altair

How To: Speed up your Workflow


If you start thinking about the effort needed to carry and sort data early in your workflow configuration, you'll be able to see (sometimes dramatic) increases in performance and get your workflows running faster than ever.  When you bring data into a blocking tool like a JOIN, SORT or SUMMARIZE, you'll find that the less data that comes into the tool, the faster things run.  If you're trying to use the fewest tools to get to your end result, you might be missing the opportunity to get to the fastest route.   Check out the video below.


Thinking about Performance (a YouTube video)




Now it is time for you to try this in the attached workflow.






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Great information and video! Thanks!