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

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