What is the significance of the Metric Sort Order field in the Google Analytics Metric Builder?

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There is a 10,000 row limit on how much data can be accessed from Google Analytics's API for each Metric. By default, the Metric Sort Order in Databox is set to Descending, meaning the 10,000 results with the highest Metric values are returned from Google Analytics and stored in Databox. For the majority of Google Analytics Metrics (like "Sessions," "Pageviews," "Clicks," etc.), higher Metric values are indicators of success, so these first 10,000 rows are sorted appropriately. 

However, there are Metrics where lower Metric values indicate success, such as "Bounce Rate." For Metrics like this, the Metric Sort Order should be set to Ascending, so the 10,000 rows of data retained are sorted appropriately.