Global Azure Bootcamp – Data Lake Store and Analytics

On 21th of April, I presented Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics at Perth Global Azure Bootcamp for around 40 IT professionals. In this session I presented: What is Data Lake Data Lake Store Data Lake Analytics U-SQL Demo Face Detection Demo Process New York Taxi Data You can find the presentation below: Azure Data … Read moreGlobal Azure Bootcamp – Data Lake Store and Analytics

Power BI – April 2018

Power BI April 2018 version, released on: 3rd of April – 2.57.5068.501 13th of April – 2.57.5068.721 Here’s the complete list of April features: Reporting Q&A Explorer (preview) Buttons to trigger actions Combo chart line styles Improved default sort for visuals Numeric Slicer now generally available Analytics Update your linguistic schema New DAX function: COMBINEVALUES() … Read morePower BI – April 2018

Using Azure Data Factory V2 to Pause and Resume Azure SQL Data Warehouse

In this post, I will show how to automate the process to Pause and Resume an Azure SQL Data Warehouse instance in Azure Data Factory v2 to reduce cost. I am assuming that you already know how to provision an Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Logic Apps and Azure Data Factory V2. Before deep dive … Read moreUsing Azure Data Factory V2 to Pause and Resume Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Perth SQL User Group – Azure Analysis Services

On Thursday 22nd of March, I presented an overview on Azure Analysis Services for around  25 IT professionals. In this session I presented: What is Azure Analysis Services (AAS) AAS Benefits Demo – Provision AAS, Deploy and Explore a model in AAS You can find the presentation below: Azure analysis services from Sabrina Motta Thanks … Read morePerth SQL User Group – Azure Analysis Services

Global Integration Bootcamp 2018 – Unleash the power of Azure Data Factory

Last Saturday 24th of March, I presented Unleash the power of Azure Data Factory at GIB (Global Integration Bootcamp – Microsoft Perth) for over 35 IT professionals. In this session I presented: Azure Data Factory (ADF) Overview Understand how ADF Works ADF v1, v2 and new features Understand ADF components Be able to deploy, build … Read moreGlobal Integration Bootcamp 2018 – Unleash the power of Azure Data Factory

Power BI – March 2018

Power BI March 2018 version, released on: 7th of March – 2.56.5023.861 14th of March – 2.56.5023.942 19th of March – 2.56.5023.1021 Here’s the complete list of March features: Reporting Report page tooltips (preview) Bookmarking is now generally available Display units and precision control for table & matrix columns Turn off the visual header in … Read morePower BI – March 2018

Power BI – February 2018

Power BI February 2018 version, released on: 5th of February – 2.55.5010.521 12th of February – 2.55.5010.621 16th of February – 2.55.5010.641 Here’s the complete list of February features: Reporting Multi-select data points across multiple charts Sync slicers across multiple pages of your report Numeric range slicer improvement – whole number snapping (preview) Faster geocoding … Read morePower BI – February 2018

Free Power BI Training and Books

Hi All, Almost every week a friend, colleague, customers or family members (yes, family member…) ask me about Power BI Training. This is the reason I decided to write this post about Free Power BI Training and Books. On-Line Training Microsoft Microsoft provides a good documentation of Power BI, including Power BI Services, Power BI … Read moreFree Power BI Training and Books

Power BI Exam – 70-778 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft released Power BI exam 70-778 (Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI) around July 2017 as a beta exam and in January 2018 the exam was removed from beta. This week, I decided to do the exam and it was a great experience as I have been working with Power BI since it … Read morePower BI Exam – 70-778 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI