0

I'm facing an architectural design where a company could have more than 10k locations, and I would like to save the location data, according to this link it's a good practice to use a hierarchical approach, where I have a parent Account (main company), and the child accounts as the different locations, for example: The company Macdonald has several locations in the US, and I would like to represent in my Salesforce org the locations and the main company (parent). If I do the approach of using a parent account and child accounts (locations), then I could probably run into a data skew problem.

What would be a good approach in this kind of situation?

Any help would be appreciated, thanks!

0

One approach that I have used in the past when facing data skewing problems is storing the ID to the parent record in a text field in the child record.

If you use that approach but still need a link from the child to the parent for your users, you can use a formula field to replicate the functionality provided by lookup fields.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.