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Combining delta and full loads

Hello experts,

Delta initialization is often very time consuming that might become a problem since there should not be any postings in OLTP during the load. This can be alleviated by:

- Performing delta init only for the current year/period onwards and

- Executing separate full loads for the previous years/periods

Is there any hidden dangers in doing this? Or should we always make a full delta init?

Thanks,

Tuomas

Former Member
Former Member replied

Hi Tuo,

If you are very sure the data you are full loading will never change, then there are no dangers.

Lets say u are very sure that there will not be any change for data corresponding to the year 2005.

So you can do a full upload for this data.

But if there is any change in this data in the future that cannot be reflected in BI.

Hope this helps

Cheers

Jayashree.

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