Using Aggregations in Power BI? Have some DISTINCTCOUNT in your measures? Wondering why the queries are slow and not hitting the aggs? Patrick shows you what is going on! Get ready for some DAX fusion! DAX Fusion: https://dax.tips/2019/08/05/dax-fusion/ Aggregations Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/transform-model/aggregations-advanced
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There are different ways you can get your SQL Pools to run faster in Azure Synapse Analytics. Patrick looks at a feature that can really take it to the next level! You seriously need to watch this if you are using Synapse dedicated SQL Pools. Performance tuning with materialized views using dedicated SQL pool in [...]
Have you heard about Azure Synapse Analytics! Is your data in Synapse? It's so much more than SQL Server! Adam and Patrick look at why you should care about it! What is Azure Synapse Analytics? https://docs.microsoft.com/azure/synapse-analytics/overview-what-is
Struggling with using Row-Level Security (RLS) together with Object-Level Security (OLS) in Power BI? You think it can't be done? Think again! Patrick shows you how to use both together. Announcement Blog: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/blog/object-level-security-ols-is-now-generally-available-in-power-bi-premium-and-pro/ Analysis Services Doc: https://docs.microsoft.com/analysis-services/tabular-models/object-level-security FourMoo: https://www.fourmoo.com/2020/05/26/did-you-know-you-can-now-selectively-show-report-pages-for-specific-users-in-power-bi/
We talk about Incremental Refresh a lot, but what if you need custom partitions in Power BI? How do you even create those? They look scary! Patrick takes the mystery away and walks you through how you can create them. Partitions in tabular models https://docs.microsoft.com/analysis-services/tabular-models/partitions-ssas-tabular
Column From Examples, in Power Query, keeps blowing our mind! Patrick shows you an example where he wanted to extract some data. Will Column From Examples work? Of course, it will! Check this out! Add a column from examples in Power BI Desktop https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/create-reports/desktop-add-column-from-example
While Power BI is a SaaS service, backing up your dataset is still important. What if something was accidently deleted? How do you recover it? Patrick shows you how you can get a backup / restore process in place so you can sleep at night. Backup/Restore PowerShell Script: https://guyinacu.be/backuprestorescript Backup and restore datasets with Power [...]
Answering one of your Power BI questions about how to prevent data in a visual if nothing is selected in a slicer! Challenge accepted! Do's and Don't with cascading slicers in Power BI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yv5srlqgmI
Want a custom message or title in your Power BI report? Not happy with the formatting options of the card visual or buttons? Patrick shows you a way that can be fully customizable!
Working with more data than you can use in Power BI Desktop on your machine? Patrick has a trick for you to work with the subset of data locally and all the data in the service without using Premium!