Author Archives: Shubham Jha

Shubham Jha

Salesforce engineer. Love learning about new tech.

How to avoid Data Skew in Salesforce

Data skew in salesforce is getting generated at an explosive pace nowadays and we are running out of storage solutions in order to manage that data. Researches by multiple magazines and portals suggest that 90 percent of the total data in the world was created in the last two years only.

This pace continues to increase day by day and we are slowly approaching a state where we would not be able to deal with this data. Salesforce is no exception in this case where organization instances are having a large number of records related to the business process needs. When this plethora of data is not managed properly, we slowly approach a state which is termed as Data Skew in Salesforce.

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What do you mean by Salesforce Big Objects?

Have you ever been in a situation where you need to store a gigantic amount of data in your Salesforce org? Are you tired of using third-party storage systems and writing web service calls to get the massive amount of data? Having to crunch those large numbers, though a reflection of your own success, can be troublesome and performance degrading.

Salesforce has come to the rescue again by introducing big objects salesforce which are objects with massive storage capabilities on the Salesforce platform itself. They provide consistent performance over a data set of the order of billions and are accessible through a standard set of APIs to your org or to an external system.

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