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Get a custom endpoint without creating an EventHub for EventStreams

No need to create a custom event hub when leveraging eventstreams in Microsoft Fabric. Just create a custom endpoint instead! Patrick shows you how. Add custom endpoint source to an eventstream https://learn.microsoft.com/fabric/real-time-intelligence/event-streams/add-source-custom-app?pivots=enhanced-capabilities

Get a custom endpoint without creating an EventHub for EventStreams2024-06-05T07:06:56-05:00

Reframe your Power BI Direct Lake Semantic Model

Want to know how to make sure you see the latest data when using Direct Lake in your Power BI semantic models? Patrick shows you two options you have and looks at the concept of reframing. Direct Lake https://learn.microsoft.com/fabric/get-started/direct-lake-overview

Reframe your Power BI Direct Lake Semantic Model2024-06-05T06:44:30-05:00

On-premises data with Data Factory in Microsoft Fabric

Do you have on-premises data like a SQL Server? Want to leverage a pipeline within Data Factory in Microsoft Fabric? Patrick shows you have to get going and set that up! How to access on-premises data sources in Data Factory for Microsoft Fabric https://learn.microsoft.com/fabric/data-factory/how-to-access-on-premises-data

On-premises data with Data Factory in Microsoft Fabric2024-05-29T08:23:15-05:00

Deliver your Power BI subscriptions to OneDrive or SharePoint!

We've had subscriptions in Power BI for a while but you were limited to just email. NOW you can deliver your subscriptions to OneDrive or SharePoint Online! Patrick shows you how! Deliver report Subscriptions to OneDrive and SharePoint (Preview) https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/deliver-report-subscriptions-to-onedrive-sharepoint-preview/ Send large report subscriptions to OneDrive SharePoint (Preview) https://learn.microsoft.com/power-bi/paginated-reports/paginated-reports-onedrive-sharepoint

Deliver your Power BI subscriptions to OneDrive or SharePoint!2024-05-22T07:37:14-05:00

Leverage RLS with Direct Lake in Microsoft Fabric without access to OneLake

You don't want to give your users access to OneLake or the Lakehouse/Warehouse directly, but you still want to use Power BI Direct Lake in Microsoft Fabric. Patrick shows you a way to get this done! Direct Lake Overview https://learn.microsoft.com/fabric/get-started/direct-lake-overview

Leverage RLS with Direct Lake in Microsoft Fabric without access to OneLake2024-05-09T08:12:47-05:00

Unleash Your Power BI Mobile Audience Potential with Automated layouts!

Your Power BI Report consumers are probably using the Power BI Mobile app. Have you set up a layout for mobile? Patrick shows you how to quickly create a layout with 1 click! Automatic mobile layout creation https://learn.microsoft.com/power-bi/create-reports/power-bi-create-mobile-optimized-report-mobile-layout-view?tabs=powerbi-desktop#automatic-mobile-layout-creation

Unleash Your Power BI Mobile Audience Potential with Automated layouts!2024-05-08T08:03:10-05:00

When Sorting Fails: Dynamic Formatting mistakes with Measures

Have a measure that you want to format as a string in Power BI? But then the sorting doesn't work on it? What do you do? You can't sort by column with Measures. Patrick shows you how you can leverage Dynamic Formatting! Create dynamic format strings for measures https://learn.microsoft.com/power-bi/create-reports/desktop-dynamic-format-strings Zoe Douglas: https://twitter.com/datazoepowerbi https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoedouglas-data/ Phil Seamark: [...]

When Sorting Fails: Dynamic Formatting mistakes with Measures2024-04-18T06:23:06-05:00

At last!!! Power Query within Power BI Report Builder!

With Power Query being available for Power BI Paginated reports in Report Builder, you can now do something that was very hard to do in the past. Patrick shows you what's new! Get data with Power Query available in Power BI Report Builder (Preview) https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/get-data-with-power-query-available-in-power-bi-report-builder-preview/ Connect to Snowflake, Databricks, and others with Power Query Online [...]

At last!!! Power Query within Power BI Report Builder!2024-04-10T09:14:58-05:00

Boost DAX Performance in Power BI with Dual Mode

Don't ignore Dual Mode! If you are leveraging DirectQuery and Import in your Power BI semantic model, you could have some performance problems you aren't aware of. Patrick shows you what's going on!

Boost DAX Performance in Power BI with Dual Mode2024-04-04T06:06:42-05:00
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