Tableau Dashboard Performance Series : Tip#2: Number of Marks

The number of marks being shown in a sheet will directly impact the performance of that sheet.

Most of the dashboards are meant to provide a summary of detailed data to our audience. What is the point in having millions of data points in a dashboard

(I guess, EXCEPT, when trying to find outliers or create a density map )

so, in every situation where you can reduce the # of marks to only what you need, you will see significant change in the amount of time it takes to create that view

Read more in the my previous post about tabular data

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Lovekesh Babbar

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