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Azure Analysis Services, Power BI, and the On-Premises Data Gateway

In this video, Patrick looks at when you need the On-Premises Data Gateway when using Azure Analysis Services (Azure AS). Do we need it with Power BI? Or just Azure AS? What's the difference? Patrick also shows you why your gateway may not show up in the Microsoft Azure portal.

Azure Analysis Services, Power BI, and the On-Premises Data Gateway2017-12-20T11:17:56-05:00

Pie charts, DirectQuery and Power BI updates

Please, no pie in the cube! (@nimrodon) To DirectQuery or Not to DirectQuery, that is the question.. (@kjonge) Power BI Desktop December Feature Summary Power BI service October and November feature summary Announcing Power BI Premium support for larger datasets BONUS ITEMS: Design Concepts To Help You Create Better Power BI Reports (@mmarie) Power BI [...]

Pie charts, DirectQuery and Power BI updates2017-12-14T11:58:42-05:00

Dynamically change chart axis in Power BI

In this video, Patrick builds on a blog post from Scott Senkeresty to dynamically change the axis of your visual within Power BI. This uses a combination of Power Query and DAX. Chris Cook - @Finalyst89 Scott Senkeresty – @ScottSenkeresty Dynamically changing chart axis http://tinylizard.com/dynamically-changing-chart-axis/

Dynamically change chart axis in Power BI2017-12-13T10:05:34-05:00

Embedding with Power BI – What’s the difference?

In this video, Adam looks at the differences between the two embedding options with Power BI. We get a lot of questions about what steps need to be taken, what Capacity SKUs are needed and where can they be used. Power BI App registration App registration - Grant Permissions step Power BI steps to get [...]

Embedding with Power BI – What’s the difference?2017-12-12T17:22:28-05:00

Traveling to Montevideo, Uruguay for SQL Saturday

I traveled to Montevideo, Uruguay for their first SQL Saturday. I presented a Power BI Deep Dive pre-conference full-day session along with a fun session on Saturday itself. Patrick LeBlanc was with me and we got to see signs around the city and hung out with some really cool people. Thursday - 00:30 Friday - [...]

Traveling to Montevideo, Uruguay for SQL Saturday2017-12-06T11:47:53-05:00