Metabase Download Inquiry

Noob question. Does it really takes longer to download query results on top on successfully retrieving data.

We have queries that generates results but takes too long to download them.

Info: We are on chromebooks.

Hi @bradnatavio
Post "Diagnostic Info" from Admin > Troubleshooting.

When you download results as CSV/XLSX, then a query is sent to your database for results, which are then packaged in the export file and sent to the browser.

So depending on result size, your database might be longer at providing results.

Thanks for the response. Does it also follow that the more complicated your query is, the longer it would download (or is result generation a separate behavior against result download)?

@bradnatavio The query is executed on your database, so if your database uses longer time, then yes.

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