When Do Datasets Sync

One of the more common questions we get is "when do datasets sync?". Datasets power the data going into all gauges, so it's good to know. This varies per datasource/dataset, but there are a few rules of thumb:

  • All datasets sync automatically overnight at local time.
  • A dataset will not sync if there aren't any gauges built from it.
  • When a dashboard is opened on an active web browser, this triggers the "Dashboard Sync Frequency" for any dataset powering gauges on that dashboard.
  • A dataset used by a gauge on a scheduled report will sync 1 hour prior to the report being sent.

The easiest way to check a dataset's "Dashboard Sync Frequency" is to check from a gauge on a dashboard:




For a more detailed breakdown of Dataset syncing please refer to the following article:

101 - Dataset Syncing




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