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Google Analytics session number issue

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Hi,
 
Between our internal database and Google Analytics, sessions numbers are typically within 5-10%
 
On Tuesday 8/11/16, GA and our database numbers were about 50% off. The same discrepancy occurred on Wednesday, 8/12/16. We did all the due diligence to eliminate any issues in our internal data. We found  no errors in that.
 
We're curious as to the cause of this issue and see if there was any tracking issue within Google Analytics and had other clients experienced a similar scenario for those two days specifically. 
 
Regards,
Dhruv Sampat
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So too much sessions in GA or too few?
Check source/medium (compare to previous day) and pages report. See if anything stands out.

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