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Status Planned for future release
Workspace SevOne
Categories Data Insight (DI)
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 7, 2023

Re : SDI support larger volume of data point during report generation

Customer would like to run monthly metric reports for capacity usage.
Response from SDI error is "Too many data points" when report is execute for 500 devices or more for CPU utilization as an example.

Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Ryan Wilson
    Nov 14, 2023


    In this case is it the total amount of datapoints that are important, or the number of tables in a report, lines on a graph, etc? How does the end user interact with the data? Will they be spot checking values of 1000s of things at different timestamps, spot-checking summaries, or something else?

    I suspect what you want is an accurate summary (or rows if using table view) but graphs that look accurate regardless of how many data points are returned. Is this close?

    Here's another question - what does a report with a million devices look like? How can someone effectively interact with it? Same for 20-50K devices by sector.

    What insights are the customers looking for at scale that we can't already provide at smaller scale?

    1 reply
  • Admin
    Matt Sweet
    Nov 14, 2023

    Thanks for the info John, we will be exploring ways to deliver what you need for the first bullet, so stay tuned for that. I suggest utilizing TopN in the meantime to bubble up resources that need your attention.

  • Admin
    Matt Sweet
    Nov 13, 2023

    Hi John, can you provide more details about what you're hoping to show in this visualization? This error only presents when there are a massive amount of data points, typically graphs that are even half this amount of data points aren't very readable. If you provide more details about what you're looking for, maybe we can help you employ a different strategy.