Tech Videos2017-03-16T09:01:09+00:00

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.

Microsoft R, Data Science and Power BI

In this video, we are joined by Buck Woody. Buck is a data scientist at Microsoft. We work together to show how you can easily visualize Microsoft R in Power BI. We use Microsoft R [...]

Case of the Broken Power BI Incremental Refresh

Are you using Power BI incremental refresh? Have you had it not work even though you set everything up? In this video, Patrick looks at a scenario where Power BI incremental refresh was broken. He [...]

How to use the Power BI Aggregations Feature

Working with big data, even massive data can be a real challenge in Business Intelligence platforms. #PowerBI is no exception. The new aggregations feature in Power BI looks to solve that problem.  We sit down [...]

Mashup Engine Query Monitor for Power BI Refresh

In this video, Patrick introduces the Mashup Engine Query Monitor for Power BI Refresh. This is the MEQM! A report that can be useful to see SQL Server queries that Power BI issues during refresh. [...]

Monitor and Manage Power BI Premium Capacity

In this video, Adam Saxton sits down with Josh Caplan to discuss how to monitor and manage Power BI Premium capacity. This includes looking at the Power BI Capacity Metrics App that has a dashboard [...]

Looking at Power BI Many to Many

In this video, Patrick takes a look at Power BI Many to Many relationships. This was part of the July 2018 Power BI Desktop release and can enable some awesome capabilities. Patrick looks at why [...]

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