Unleash the power of Azure Data Factory (Webinar)

On Thursday 14th of June 2018, I presented a webinar for Integration Down Under about Azure Data Factory. Thanks to the organizers for this opportunity to talk about one of my favourite Azure product. Integration Down Under is a group organized by Bill Chesnut, Martin Abbott, Dan Toomey, Wagner Silveira and Rene Brauwers that decided to have an Integration focused webcast on … Read moreUnleash the power of Azure Data Factory (Webinar)

Power BI – May 2018

Power BI May 2018 version, released on: 9th of May – 2.58.5103.501 Here’s the complete list of May features: Reporting Conditional formatting by a different field Advanced slicer syncing Log axis improvements Data label options for funnel chart Set line stroke width to zero Analytics Measure drillthrough Power BI Premium Incremental refresh (preview) Custom visuals … Read morePower BI – May 2018

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

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