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EssentialJS Grid Remote Data Filter Dataset Loading

We are using the syncfusion grid with our WebAPI based server - a remote data source.

Once our Grid has initialised each time we select the Filter drop down menu to begin creating the filter criteria the full data-set is re-downloaded.
Since we are dealing with large data-sets this re-download is very punishing on performance.

It seems a bit pointless to do remote data source with pagination, when every filter downloads the full data set.

Is there any optimizations we can enable for large remote data sets using excel style filter? ie. get only unique values for that column?

See attached sample for repro (although sample only contains small dataset). If you open chrome dev tools and monitor the network tab, you will see the full dataset downloaded everytime any of the column filters are opened.

Attachment: ServerOperations_d028bb0e_72650ccc.7z

1 Reply

MF Mohammed Farook J Syncfusion Team July 27, 2015 09:35 AM UTC

Hi Mitch,

Thanks for using Syncfusion products,

We have analyzed your requirement and this is related our feature. So we have created a new incident #141896 for this feature Virtual scrolling/Paging in Excel Filter Dialog with all ejAdaptor ". Please follow the incident #141896 for further updates

Please let us know if you have any concerns.


J.Mohammed Farook

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