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Data Management Import Performance Issue with Cursor Fetch

I recently have a data import slowness issue reported taking days to process without finishing even in batch run in parallel.  This issue could occur with any entity import especially for new company go-living or with no data in the target entity.  The impact is exponentially worse when more data is imported, so I would like to share...

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Data Management: Missing Entities

If you find that you are missing entities listed in the Data entities form, you can try the following steps. Run the following SQL Script: — — This source code or script is freeware and is provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, — whether express or implied, including without limitation...

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Data management for Activity Feeds entities

We just released Activity Feeds for Microsoft Dynamics CRM. With most new features come the additional amount of data introduced with it and this is also true for Activity Feeds. Every time a user creates a post or a comment, a record is created. Every time an auto post is generated, another record is created....

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R4 Import Data Wizard – Tips and Tricks

The new Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online “Import Data Wizard” supports .csv, .txt and .xml file format for source data input. It also supports upload of multiple files in one Import session in compressed file format (.Zip). A .zip file can include files of .csv, .xml, or .txt file types. All files in a single compressed...

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Driving better data habits in Microsoft Dynamics CRM through scoring

Good data in a CRM system is critical to its ongoing success and usefulness to a business. Months or even years after you have successfully deployed the system, the real measure of its success is how much the system is being used and the value being returned by the system such as better insight into...

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM Automatic Customizations

Microsoft Dynamics CRM has recently released November 2009 Service update for Microsoft Dynamics CRM online. One of the key features delivered as part of this release is enhanced Import Data Wizard. To familiarize yourself with the new capabilities of enhanced Import Data Wizard, follow the link Introducing-the-import-data-wizard. Some of the features like automatic customization, importing...

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Data Wizard: Using field delimiters characters in data source files

The enhanced Import Data wizard released in Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online November 2009 Service Update supports different formats of input source data file such as XML Spreadsheet 2003 (.xml), Comma-separated values (.csv), Text (.txt) and compressed files (.zip). For more information on supported file types, please visit: http://blogs.msdn.com/crm/archive/2009/11/10/supported-file-types-in-data-import-wizard-for-microsoft-dynamics-crm-online.aspx If input source data is in Text/CSV-formatted...

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