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Troubleshooting Gateway Performance

I walk through what I know about troubleshooting gateway performance. This can be useful for Power BI, PowerApps, Microsoft Flow or Azure Logic Apps. This includes two main areas. 1. Performance Counters 2. Tracking query duration within the gateway logs. Hopefully, this will help you dig into what the gateway is doing, and how to [...]

Troubleshooting Gateway Performance2016-09-27T07:57:45-05:00

Refresh, R Visuals, real-time and some Box – Roundup #61

This is the week before the Microsoft Ignite conference. I have some items that span from the cloud to on-premises. Loading Data From Multiple Excel Workbooks Into Power BI–And Making Sure Data Refresh Works After Publishing (@technitrain) Digging Deeper with R Visuals for Power BI (@Javadrum82) Building a Real-time IoT Dashboard with Power BI: A [...]

Refresh, R Visuals, real-time and some Box – Roundup #612016-09-22T12:45:19-05:00

4 Troubleshooting connectivity tips with the gateway

I have four tips for troubleshooting connectivity with the On-Premises Data Gateway on Power BI. These tips apply to any client application. Troubleshooting connectivity For this post, we will use an example of getting an error when trying to connect to a SQL Server named instance. In this case, we get an error when [...]

4 Troubleshooting connectivity tips with the gateway2016-09-21T06:59:50-05:00

Maps, stories and webinars – Roundup #60

This was a bit of a slow week, but we had a few interesting items. David Eldersveld talks about TopoJSON maps and Power BI. Marco Russo had some Q&A follow up to his #24HOP session. I also talked about the Data Stories Gallery and the Power BI Webinars. Lastly, we had some news about Power [...]

Maps, stories and webinars – Roundup #602016-09-15T08:25:53-05:00

3 Gateway settings to get you up and running with Power BI

There are 3 gateway settings that I find helps people with getting the On-Premises Data Gateway up and running in their enterprise environment. Issues will come up when companies restrict their network with tools such as firewalls or proxies. These 3 gateway settings will help you to successfully set up and use the on-premises data [...]

3 Gateway settings to get you up and running with Power BI2016-09-13T14:10:36-05:00

PowerPoint, Auditing, OneDrive and more… – Roundup #59

I was out last week, but am back! This week we had some information on how to use OneDrive for Business with Power BI, using Power BI inside of PowerPoint along with service updates for Power BI including the new Javascript API. Get Data From OneDrive for Business (@kpuls) Power BI Story in PPT Slides [...]

PowerPoint, Auditing, OneDrive and more… – Roundup #592016-09-08T13:29:43-05:00

3 tips to avoid a missing gateway with Power BI

Have you every run into a missing gateway in Power BI when trying to configure scheduled refresh? You set up the On-Premises Data Gateway but it isn't showing up.                         I've had this discussion with many customers. It may come down to some items [...]

3 tips to avoid a missing gateway with Power BI2016-09-06T10:10:27-05:00