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Working in DirectQuery Mode

In this post, we will contrast the importing of SQL Server data with working in DirectQuery Mode. When you use the DirectQuery option, data is not imported from SQL Server into the data model of your SQL

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Power BI DA-100: Edit and configure interactions between visuals

Exam DA-100 | Edit and configure interactions between visuals In this series of blog posts, we will be examining some of the key features of Power BI Desktop, Power Query and the Power BI Service needed

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Creating Mobile-Only Content in Power BI

Mobile-optimized Reports Mobile reports are based on the regular web report which you will have already created, with the layout adapted and optimized for mobile. For example, adapting a four-column desktop

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Power BI DAX “X” Functions

In this series of blog posts, we will be examining some of the key features of Power BI Desktop, Power Query and the Power BI Service needed to pass exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI. The

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The CALCULATE Function is a DAX TARDIS

In spite of its bland name, the CALCULATE function is the most important function in the DAX language and by far the most widely used in advanced DAX calculations. The power of the CALCULATE function stems

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Power Query Trim and Clean Functions

In this series of blog posts, we will be examining some of the key features of Power BI Desktop, Power Query and the Power BI Service needed to pass exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI. The

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Power BI Formal and Informal Hierarchies

In this series of blog posts, we will be examining some of the key features of Power BI Desktop, Power Query and the Power BI Service needed to pass exam DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI. The

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Parameterizing SQL Server Connections

Query Parameters allow you to make the content of a report dependent on one or more parameter values. If we parameterize a data source, then we can update all our queries using that data source simply

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G Com Solutions Running Virtual Power BI Training Courses

Given the official guidelines regarding social distancing and the restriction of all but essential travel, G Com Solutions are now converting all of their training courses into live, instructor-led Power

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New Power BI Online Training Course: Power Query Essentials

In the New Power BI Online Training Course: Power Query Essentials, you will learn the basics of Power Query; a robust data connection and transformation tool which is built into Power BI and which allows

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