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Optimizing API to SQL Flow



I have the following flow that seems to be running much slower than I want it to.


image.pngimage.pngimage.pngI am pulling from the SmartSheet API.  The only way that I have been able to find to pull the column names to use as a later insert is to create variables and then assign the variables using from Smart Sheet is by using Switch action.  I am using test data with a much smaller data set.  When I run this against my Smartsheet of about 25 columns and about 65 row, I am getting about 30 seconds per "Apply to each 2" with a full load time of about 30 minutes.  This seems way to long.


I am new at Flow and feel like just getting as far as I have as been a pretty good feat.  I have to pull two data sources and the second source is 700 rows by 50 columns.  I will quickly be getting to a point where this approach will not work.  Is there anything I can do to speed this up?  


What else would some one need from me to determine what I could change to make this faster?  Can I put more compute against this somehow?  We will eventually move to Azure Logic Apps but using Flow to test.


Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi @Anonymous,


You have an "Apply to each" to loop from all rows, and an "Apply to each 2" to loop from all rows cells,

so the flow would run rows * cells times for the loop.

I afraid that may cause the flow to run with a long time.


Best regards,


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