If you are finding the exporting of forecasts or copy forecasts rather slow, we suggest upgrading your SQL Server from the standard LocalDB to SQL Express.


You can download a version from here.


Observed improvements on speed:

 Local DBSQL EXPRESS
New forecast creation13 sec5 sec
import forecast1 min 30 sec45 sec
export forecast8 min 51 sec5 sec

 

 

 

 

 



Once SQL Express is installed, you will need point Forecast 5 to new the SQL installation and create a Forecast 5 database:


If you are already on a full SQL version, ensure that you have applied all patches.

Unpatched versions can attribute to the slowness.


Please check the system requirements here to ensure you reach the recommended specs