I have some xlsx files that have a header (red) and a body (blue), see below:
This is how I am handling the data:
Everything works, but I have noticed that importing the files twice doubles the size of the pbix file and the time it takes to load.
Is there any way I could split the process after importing everything just once? Something like:
Header and Body:
What do you guys think?
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You can link to file once and Reference the file multiple times instead of duplicating the query.
I'm surprised that it doubles the size as you load into your model only the final step
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Thanks @Mariusz, I'm assuming it doubles the size...
The xlsx files add up to 500 MB and the pbix is a little bit more than 1 GB.
Hi @CubicArray ,
After my research, I'm afraid it couldn't achieve in Power BI for now. For your requirement, you can come up with a new idea and add your comments there to make this feature coming sooner.
I think what you need is how to optimize your model to reduce the size of the PBIX file to improve the performance. The following resources may be helpful:
Power BI performance best practices
Power BI Performance Tips and Techniques
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