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Loading Entities in a Dataflow from an On-Premise SQL Database is very Slow.

Hi, I've been trying to import data from a on-premise SQL server database into a dataflow, and it is incredibly slow. At times I'm sitting and watching my computer screen for 20-40 minutes waiting for the entities to load, and I am nowhere near the 500,000 row limit. Is there any way to make this process more efficient? Or am I better off using a different method of accessing the data?

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Hi @dsipowerapps


Try to connect to the SQL server connection directly and see if the issue could be reproduced.




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My business that I am building apps for does not want a direct connect to our SQL server and wants to make use of the features included in Common Data Service.

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