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244 VOTE
Status Evaluating
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 20, 2022

Provide a way to view calculation dependencies

As a a user of Asset Analytics I want to see the calculation dependencies for an analysis so that I can understand which analyses are dependant on an analysis and view potential circular references
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  • Matt Voll
    Aug 20, 2022
    The combination of circular references and Automatic recalculation is hugely problematic. There are a number of ways to inadvertently create a circular reference and the methods for identifying them, especially if they are not your own analyses, can be incredibly tedious. Circular References cause Automatic Recalculation to endlessly loop through recalculations. There is no proactive way to identify this as a problem. It eventually can be noticed by manual backfills being in the queue for longer than normal . . . or by an eagle-eyed user noticing that certain analyses continuously flip into the 'backfilling' status.
  • Guest
    Aug 20, 2022 is the documentation for an app I wrote many years back. would this be any use? App and source code could be made available.
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