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Question about speed of records deletion

Question asked by douglerner on May 26, 2016
Latest reply on May 27, 2016 by siplus

I have a database up at FMPHost (FM 14). One table has 161,000 records. I would like to delete all the records in that table and re-upload a refreshed set of records in its place.


So far it's been about 10 minutes and only about 2,000 records have been deleted. The progress bar is moving quite slowly.


Is there something inherently slow about deleting lots of records in a hosted Filemaker database? Is there a lot of work, for example, being done on my client-side involving a lot of data transfer?