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Performance Issues with On Premise SQL Server

We have a powerapp with many connection to a on premise SQL Server DB (multiple tables and views). This runs fine normally. We've started to roll it out to a small group of users, but we are now getting issues with performance when users press buttons that change or delete rows, where the page takes a long time to load and their changes aren't saved. This seems to happen mostly when many users are using it at the same time. Could there perhaps be a limit on how many connections can go through the On Premise gateway?


Firstly, please check SQL database, especially target tables, to see if transactions get locked the tables so long or not.

Your DBA can run SQL Profiler to monitor slow performing queries too. If target tables get locked by Delete/Update/Insert, other non-transactional queries(SELECT or some SPs) would be waited by unless Transaction Isolation level in SQL set to Read-Uncommitted.


Secondly, your on-premise data gateway also needs to check and monitor its performance. By following steps below, you can monitor what the performance of SQL queries via on-premise data gateway looks like.

Once you got the log and PBI report feel free to share with me, 'r'.


FYI. A node of on-premise data gateway will have cap the concurrent SQL connections to SQL to 200, which is big numbers and it could be limited ONLY WHEN ten thousand users are using the app simultaneously.  I don't think this is the case for you.


Your explanation gives me a feeling that SQL gets locked often. 


Can you share your AppId? I will check PowerApps telemetry for you.


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