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The best external database for Salesforce Connect

As data grows many companies will reach the point where Salesforce CRM reaches its data limits. Salesforce Connect with an external database is the best way to offload non-core or historical data to external objects. Connecting directly to your ERP database is a bad idea! So, what database should I choose and why?

Posted by Chris Chandler | December 1, 2021
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Should I use OData for Salesforce integration?

OData comes up when Salesforce users require data from another system on-demand, but, OData has some inherent challenges to be aware of. The new era of cloud data warehouse allows you to deliver the OData vision in a better way.

Posted by James Weakley | July 7, 2021
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Show me the money! 💵 What you should know about Multi-Currency in Salesforce

As companies have increasingly global workforces and customers, it's worth the time for Salesforce administrators to understand how multi-currency works. It doesn't involve any obscure knowledge of finance, and is probably simpler than you think.

Posted by James Weakley | May 26, 2021
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Snowflake and Salesforce, how do I integrate thee? Let me count the ways

A very common (and very reasonable) question I hear, is "how is Omnata different to Tableau/Einstein/Fivetran/Mulesoft/Workato/etc with respect to Salesforce?" The answer depends on a few things. Operational or Analytics? Which Salesforce cloud? Which direction? In 2021, there are more options than ever so we boil them down for you.

Posted by James Weakley | January 25, 2021

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