Platform Events

Overcome Salesforce Governor Limits Using Platform Events

Mixed DML’S Operations, Too Many SOQL Queries, Too Many DML Statements, CPU Timeout: Salesforce’s Governor limits are there for a reason but even when you employ best practices you may still exceed them. A good developer will look at all tools available on the platform and find the best approach to solving the problem they are facing.

Join us to add the newest tool to your developer toolbelt: using Platform Events to change the rules of the game and process more, faster, within governor limits.


  1. What are Governor Limits
  2. Synchronous vs. Asynchronous processing
  3. Introducing Platform Events
  4. Platform Events processing
  5. Platform Events Considerations
  6. Example 1: Getting around Mixed DML limit
  7. Example 2: Changing multiple Apex Async Processes
  8. Other use cases
  9. Additional Resources

Platform Events

Like a superpower you didn’t even know you had

DMLs (Insert, Update, Delete)Publish (Insert only)
SOQLStreaming API
Parallel context executionGuaranteed order of execution

Platform Events – Execution Timing

Platform Events – Execution Timing

Account Trigger

Platform Event

Platform Event Trigger

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Amit Chaudhary

Amit Chaudhary

Amit Chaudhary is Salesforce Application & System Architect and working on Salesforce Platform since 2010. He is Salesforce MVP since 2017 and have 17 Salesforce Certificates. He is a active blogger and founder of Apex Hours.

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