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How to reduce Power BI model size with decimal ,float and money datatype

Hi All,


I have created power bi model by importing data from Warehouse. However, I have  FactTables with 3 different dataTypes decimal(38,7), float and money. All this 3 columns occupies more space. Can you please suggest how can i reduce the model size. I can't round off the numbers since this are business decision metrics.




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Hi @abhiram342 ,

Here is a document about reducing data model size under import mode in power bi desktop that you can refer, hopes it can help you:

Data reduction techniques for Import modeling 


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Yingjie Li

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@abhiram342 - So are you saying that you have the exact same number in 3 different columns and they just have different data types? If that is the case, just remove 2 of the columns?

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Hi Greg - No, all 3 are different columns and they have different dataTypes.




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