Could you provide some details, in layman terms, into the Platform architecture itself, how the in-memory engine functions/calculates, and why designing for performance and scale early on is so important?
@bradley.sisson Here is the link to the complete YouTube video that Duncan mentioned in his reply to your question: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sy9ZykyVTus&feature=youtu.be.
I have seen in the community where we been advised to retrieve calculationdirectly from the source module instead of the intermediate or calculated line item.
for eg Report Module
Revenue = Revenue. PnL
Gross Profit formula could be written as:
Method 1 Revenue-COGS
or Method 2 Revenue. PnL- COGS= CGS.PnL
The second approach has been recommended as it does need to wait for line Revnue and COGS to be calculated.
My question is that in this method it seems the same calculation/retrieveing to be done twice. Is it really faster and more efficent?
Few general questions to understand reasoning for the performance:
1) Does Anaplan support parrallel processing or its all sequential at the backend.
2) Does Anaplan support mulithreading?
3) Does Sparsity affects performance or only space?
4) Is there any difference when calculations are done in a list ie properties or in a module? Should we store values to be calculated in modules only and not in list porperties.
5) Does Number of Hireachies has any impact on performance?
6) When a Model is open, does all the memory is loaded up or it depends on the modules you open? This question is from my background on TM1 where the perfromance is impacted by the cubes being loaded rather than the whole model.
What are some of the new features/functionality we can expect for a Hyperblock 2.0?
Not looking for any promises, just curious where you see the tech heading!
Are we going to get more functionality for charting? I really don't like having to show EXCEL charts with my Anaplan dashboard.
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