Power BI Get Data: Import vs. DirectQuery vs. Live

Import vs. DirectQuery vs. Live connection. Which do you choose and why in Power BI? Adam looks at the three options when creating reports in Power BI Desktop. DirectQuery in SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services Whitepaper Data sources supported by DirectQuery in Power BI

Power BI Get Data: Import vs. DirectQuery vs. Live2019-04-14T06:34:52-05:00

A look at the Power BI Desktop Model View

Patricks walks through what you can do with the Power BI Desktop Model View. From bulk operations to organizing your relationships in the Power BI data model, there are a lot of great things.

A look at the Power BI Desktop Model View2019-04-14T06:25:43-05:00

Fixing a connection issue with Azure Databricks in Power BI

Getting "Failed to load data model" for an Azure Databricks DirectQuery connection in Power BI? Adam hit it too and walks through how to fix it in Power BI Desktop using Power Query.

Fixing a connection issue with Azure Databricks in Power BI2019-04-14T06:08:56-05:00

Power Platform, Power BI Paginated, new Power BI Desktop and more… (April 15, 2019)

Thanks for watching this week's Power BI news roundup! Last weeks roundup: https://guyinacu.be/roundup133 2 Minute Tuesday: https://guyinacu.be/pbireportbuilder Patrick's tech video: https://guyinacu.be/kpicard Adam's tech video: https://guyinacu.be/newworkspace Sources MICROSOFT’S POWER PLATFORM ENABLES DEEP ANALYSIS AND EASY INSIGHT (@BlueGraniteInc) Tips and Tricks for Automated Machine Learning reports Paginated Reports now supported in Apps in Power BI Power BI [...]

Power Platform, Power BI Paginated, new Power BI Desktop and more… (April 15, 2019)2019-04-14T05:53:03-05:00

The new Power BI App Workspace experience

The new Power BI App Workspace experience GA'd in April of 2019. Adam takes you through what the new Power BI App Workspace is all about and what is coming down the road.

The new Power BI App Workspace experience2019-04-11T09:02:57-05:00

Create a custom KPI Card in a Power BI report

Do you want a customized KPI Card in Power BI? Patrick looks at how you could get a custom KPI Card in a Power BI report without using custom visuals. KPI Card demo files - https://guyinacu.be/kpicardfiles

Create a custom KPI Card in a Power BI report2019-04-10T06:38:22-05:00

A quick look at the new Power BI Report Builder

Patrick takes a quick look at Power BI Report Builder including how to get it. This report builder is optimized for the Power BI service. Patrick calls out a few reasons this is the case. Power BI Paginated Report Builder Now Available Azure Analysis Services now supported and what’s coming next with Paginated Reports in [...]

A quick look at the new Power BI Report Builder2019-04-09T07:05:26-05:00

So many Power BI Updates, Workspaces, Dataflows, Report Builder and more… (April 8, 2019)

Thanks for watching this week's Power BI news roundup! Last weeks roundup: https://guyinacu.be/roundup132a 2 Minute Tuesday: https://guyinacu.be/sortmonth Patrick's tech video: https://guyinacu.be/geoflow Adam's tech video: https://guyinacu.be/playgroundtoken Sources The easiest way to do small-multiples in Power BI! (@TumbleRoad) Power BI Paginated Report Builder Now Available Announcing Power BI dataflows general availability Creating Machine Learning models in Power [...]

So many Power BI Updates, Workspaces, Dataflows, Report Builder and more… (April 8, 2019)2019-04-08T08:22:54-05:00

Easily get an access token for the Power BI Embedded Playground

You need an Embed Token for the Power BI Embedded Playground, but you don't want to write code. Adam shows you how to easily get an access token with no code using PowerShell. Power BI Embedded Playground Power BI REST API Embed Token API Power BI PowerShell CMDLET

Easily get an access token for the Power BI Embedded Playground2019-04-03T07:46:36-05:00