Tuesday – Power BI Technology and More
Every Tuesday, I look at a tech topic. This could be a new feature, how something works or how to troubleshoot something within Power BI technology, Reporting Services and Analysis Services.
This may also include the occasional topic relating to the Microsoft Data Platform as a whole, such as SQL Server or an Azure technology. Because of Power BI, there will also be content related to Office 365 and Azure Active Directory.
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 - [...]
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 [...]
Do you see too many map locations in your Power BI Mobile report? Patrick shows you how to limit the points using Microsoft Flow.
3 ways to embed Power BIJuly 26th, 2016
Dynamic Power BI reports using ParametersMay 24th, 2017
3 Gateway settings to get you up and running with Power BISeptember 13th, 2016
Power BI Get Data: Import vs. DirectQuery vs. LiveApril 18th, 2019
A look at the Power BI Desktop Model ViewApril 17th, 2019
Fixing a connection issue with Azure Databricks in Power BIApril 16th, 2019