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FileMaker Tip-n-Trick - Cache for Speed
Dogged by a Slow FileMaker Database?
Cache in on this Quick Tip to Improve Layout Load Times & Report Generation
By Joe Cellino, FileMaker Developer

Have you ever wondered, “What is taking this report so long to generate?” or “Why does this layout take so long to load?” It may be that your FileMaker fields are set up inefficiently. If you have unstored calculation or summary fields on your layout, this will most certainly be the issue. Just as the names indicate, “unstored” calculation fields and “summary” fields don’t store any data. They must calculate the data each time the field is displayed. It may be easier to use unstored calculations in order to get your database functionality working, but this will inhibit your system from scaling with your business in the long run. The good news is — you can improve FileMaker performance with this data caching trick. Check it out -> https://excelisys.com/dogged-by-a-slow-filemaker-database-check-out-this-data-caching-tip/

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