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So far pleblanc has created 61 blog entries.

Sitting down with the Power BI Queen

Patrick has a conversation with the Power BI Queen - DeNisha Malone. This explores community, presenting, and how to get started with Power BI. Connect with the Power BI Queen: Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepowerbiqueen Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepowerbiqueen/ Website: https://www.denisham.com/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmgSbgKkMNKnqfXTk5kHNaA

Sitting down with the Power BI Queen2019-10-02T08:22:03-05:00

Power BI dataflows: Where does it fit in? (Matthew Roche schools Patrick)

Matthew Roche helps Patrick to understand where Power BI dataflows fits in. Does it replace enterprise data warehousing? We will explore that. Connect with Matthew: Twitter: https://twitter.com/sqlallfather Blog: https://ssbipolar.com/

Power BI dataflows: Where does it fit in? (Matthew Roche schools Patrick)2019-09-29T13:41:01-05:00

A way to get rid of the pie chart in Power BI Desktop?!?

Patrick shows you how to get rid of the pie chart in Power BI Desktop. Finally a way to remove the temptation! The ability to customize the visual pane in Power BI Desktop lets you do it.

A way to get rid of the pie chart in Power BI Desktop?!?2019-09-29T13:41:59-05:00

Using Custom Format Strings in Power BI Desktop

Patrick walks you through how to use custom format strings in Power BI Desktop. From dates and time to numbers, he calls out some things to look out for. Custom Format String Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/power-bi/desktop-custom-format-strings Download Sample

Using Custom Format Strings in Power BI Desktop2019-09-25T09:21:57-05:00

Use other tools with the Power BI data model

Patrick looks at other tools you can use against the Power BI Desktop diagnostic port besides DAX Studio. From clearing the model cache, to getting other information, this is a handy way to look at your Power BI Desktop file. PowerShell - Get Diagnostic Port Clear Model Cache XMLA Download SQL Server Managment Studio [...]

Use other tools with the Power BI data model2019-09-15T21:39:04-05:00

Native Query: Be careful when using in Power BI

Patrick looks at native query and why you should be careful when using it in Power BI. He looks at what native query is, what to consider when using it, and how to monitor what query folding, in Power Query, is or is not doing.

Native Query: Be careful when using in Power BI2019-09-11T07:19:02-05:00