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Call any Power BI REST API with PowerShell

Not sure what a REST API is? Or what you can do with them in Power BI? Find out how you can easily take advantage of them without having to write a bunch of code. Use PowerShell instead! REST API Reference Documentation https://docs.microsoft.com/rest/api/power-bi/ Power BI PowerShell Reference Documentation https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/power-bi/overview Use Microsoft Flow, and other options, [...]

Call any Power BI REST API with PowerShell2021-12-02T07:40:47-05:00

Personal Gateway governance in Power BI

Gateway sprawl in Power BI can be a problem for organizations looking to govern what data can be refreshed. Learn how you can govern the Personal Gateway to keep it under control. Set-DataGatewayTenantPolicy PowerShell Reference https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/datagateway/set-datagatewaytenantpolicy?view=datagateway-ps Get-DataGatewayTenantPolicy PowerShell Reference https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/datagateway/get-datagatewaytenantpolicy?view=datagateway-ps Set-DataGatewayInstaller PowerShell Reference https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/datagateway/set-datagatewayinstaller?view=datagateway-ps Get-DataGatewayInstaller PowerShell Reference https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/module/datagateway/get-datagatewayinstaller?view=datagateway-ps Azure AD to Microsoft Graph migration https://docs.microsoft.com/powershell/azure/azps-msgraph-migration-changes?view=azps-6.6.0

Personal Gateway governance in Power BI2021-11-25T07:25:43-05:00

πŸ”΄ Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE (Nov 20, 2021) (Member Chat 2nd Half)

Join us live as we answer your questions about Power BI! πŸ’₯ 30 minutes: Open Q&A (Public) πŸ’₯ Then... Members Only Chat (Public can watch & Super Chat for Questions) πŸ“’ RULES FOR Q&A: πŸ“’ πŸ‘‰ Put a "Q:" in front of your comment to help us identify questions! πŸ‘‰ Super chats take priority [...]

πŸ”΄ Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE (Nov 20, 2021) (Member Chat 2nd Half)2021-11-18T07:24:20-05:00

Custom Visual governance in Power BI

Custom visuals can really expand the capabilities of Power BI! Some organizations want the ability to control what is used within their tenant though. Find out how to govern customer visuals in this video!

Custom Visual governance in Power BI2021-11-18T07:25:32-05:00

πŸ”΄ Let’s talk REAL-TIME in Power BI with SQLBI and their new PbiPushTools (Nov 13, 2021)

Curious about how to accomplish real-time reports? Marco Russo, from SQLBI, joins us to talk about Push datasets in Power BI and their new tool PbiPushTools. Creating real-time dashboards in Power BI with push datasets https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/creating-real-time-dashboards-in-power-bi-with-push-datasets/ Implementing real-time updates in Power BI using push datasets instead of DirectQuery https://www.sqlbi.com/articles/implementing-real-time-updates-in-power-bi-using-push-datasets-instead-of-directquery/ Connect with SQLBI: Website: https://sqlbi.com [...]

πŸ”΄ Let’s talk REAL-TIME in Power BI with SQLBI and their new PbiPushTools (Nov 13, 2021)2021-11-06T07:24:45-05:00

Review Performance Analyzer in this Power BI Report from Smart Power BI

You should be reviewing performance of your Power BI Reports. This report from Smart Power BI helps you to visualize the results of Performance Analyzer. Let's check it out! Performance Analyzer Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/create-reports/desktop-performance-analyzer ADVANCED POWER BI PERFORMANCE ANALYSER BY SMARTPOWERBI https://smartpowerbi.co.uk/2021/10/12/advanced-power-bi-performance-analyser-by-smartpowerbi/

Review Performance Analyzer in this Power BI Report from Smart Power BI2021-11-11T08:25:38-05:00

πŸ”΄ Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE (October 30, 2021) (Member Chat 2nd Half)

Join us live as we answer your questions about Power BI! πŸ’₯ 30 minutes: Open Q&A (Public) πŸ’₯ Then... Members Only Chat (Public can watch & Super Chat for Questions) πŸ“’ RULES FOR Q&A: πŸ“’ πŸ‘‰ Put a "Q:" in front of your comment to help us identify questions! πŸ‘‰ Super chats take priority [...]

πŸ”΄ Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE (October 30, 2021) (Member Chat 2nd Half)2021-10-26T08:13:56-05:00

The Power BI Premium video you need to watch… probably (Oct 2021)

There has been a lot of recent news about Power BI Premium. Adam looks at what Gen2 is all about along with timelines to keep in mind. A MUST watch... probably. What is Power BI Premium Gen2: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/admin/service-premium-gen2-what-is Power BI Premium Gen2 capacity load evaluation https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/admin/service-premium-concepts Plan your transition to Power BI Premium Gen2 https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/admin/service-premium-transition-gen1-to-gen2 [...]

The Power BI Premium video you need to watch… probably (Oct 2021)2021-10-28T08:33:09-05:00

πŸ”΄ Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE w/ Paul Turley (October 23, 2021) (Member Chat 2nd Half)

Join us live as we answer your questions about Power BI with special guest Paul Turley! Connect with Paul: Website: https://dataontheroad.blog/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpquwsUTygKs3dIIO-s_Msg Twitter: https://twitter.com/paul_turley πŸ’₯ 30 minutes: Open Q&A (Public) πŸ’₯ Then... Members Only Chat (Public can watch & Super Chat for Questions) πŸ“’ RULES FOR Q&A: πŸ“’ πŸ‘‰ Put a "Q:" in [...]

πŸ”΄ Power BI tips from the Pros – LIVE w/ Paul Turley (October 23, 2021) (Member Chat 2nd Half)2021-10-19T07:53:56-05:00

When optimizing Power BI don’t forgot about CPU

We talk about optimizations a LOT! We pile onto a question posed by Chris Webb - Should you optimize for CPU in Power BI? We think the answer is YES! Let's explain... Chris Webb's Blog: https://blog.crossjoin.co.uk/2021/09/19/why-you-should-optimise-your-power-bi-premium-reports-and-refreshes-for-cpu-time-as-well-as-duration/ 3 signs it's time to OPTIMIZE your Power BI report https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKSkMDEGM2I

When optimizing Power BI don’t forgot about CPU2021-10-14T07:48:47-05:00
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