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robpaller 159 posts Joined 05/09
06 Feb 2012
Value List Compression Portlet

Are there any plans to introduce a portlet that mimics the behavior of AtanaSoft's CompressTool on Viewpoint? (Maybe even license the IP from AtanaSoft or work with AtanaSoft for them to develop the portlet)

AtanaSoft's CompressTool is a great tool to use for identifying opportunities to improve your value list compression however when working with multi-terabyte tables it requires many hours of analysis to complete. Unfortunately, as a client desktop tool it assumes (requires) that the connection for that client is going to reliable for the duration of the analysis. 

Obviously this portlet/service would likely require the ability to be run in the background as a web session may timeout based on Viewpoint settings. Just thinking aloud here on the forum to see what opportunities may exists.

gryback 271 posts Joined 12/08
07 Feb 2012


Excellent suggestion. Let me discuss with various engineering groups to see what our options are. 


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