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Resolver I
Resolver I

Do you feel that your PC sometimes doesn't like your large Power BI models?

Not enough memory? CPU is struggling?

But 90% of the time you are just fine.

So do you really need to spent big $$$ on 32GB laptop with powerful CPU for only those 10% use cases?

Not necessarily - consider using Azure Virtual Machine for your occasional Power BI loads.

I would like to share my own experience.

The bottom line is -  it's easy to setup and you pretty much only pay per hour used.

So I would definetely recommend to give it a try!

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Super User II
Super User II

Every tool has got it's own way to create and manage work-arounds based on the different requirements.

Today in this blog, I will be showing how one can implement a functionality, where the default view of a visual is required to be a custom message until the user makes a selection from the slicer.

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Helper I
Helper I

The use of Power BI tools in any version, Desktop or Services, is an excellent way to improve your data reporting. Also, using some specialized BI platforms like Windsor.ai is a way to have your marketing data well structured, with some AI insights, and ready to be used with provided templates, which you can easily customize.

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Super User IV
Super User IV

Learn about usage models in Power BI. Explained with pictures! What pray tell is a usage model? Read on.

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Super User IV
Super User IV

Yep, everyone knew this one was coming...

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Super User IV
Super User IV

I wrote a 527 page book on DAX and you won't find the CALCULATE function in the Index. Here's why.

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Microsoft
Microsoft

Specific users were not able to open the paginated report in the PBI service which used to work fine in PBI Report Server.

Error Message:

Could not connect to the data source. There was an error communicating with Analysis Services. Please verify that the data source is available, and your credentials are correct. The connection either timed out or was lost.

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Regular Visitor

Advanced methods for accessing the data underlying Power BI matrixes

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Super User IV
Super User IV

The who, what, where, why and how of the Mythical DAX Index...

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Super User IV
Super User IV
Super User IV
Super User IV

WARNING!! If this post was not part of a series, it would probably be titled something along the lines of "Things that Greg Feels Like Ranting About at the Moment that are Tangentially Related to Translating Excel Functions to DAX". So...just so you're warned...and stuff...

 

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Super User IV
Super User IV

Well, after about two weeks, we have reached 91% coverage of Excel functions translated to DAX. The original goal I had in mine was 80% coverage so we've exceeded my original goal and since progress has definitely slowed and become increasingly difficult to move the needle I figured this would be a good time to pause and reflect upon what we’ve learned thus far.

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Super User IV
Super User IV

I don't generally express my opinions too much on the Community forums here but this seeming fascination with the VALUE and VALUES functions really bugs me for some reason...

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Anonymous
Not applicable

What is a Gateway?

An on-premises data gateway is software that you install in an on-premises network. The gateway facilitates access to data in that network.

 

If you have installed the gateway already and are looking forward to updating it to the current version released by Microsoft, then this section is for you. I am trying to highlight the steps that I have implemented in my organization which can help to provide the one-place reference for you to update your gateways.

I have used the November 2019 update from Microsoft while working on this blog, and Microsoft may change the steps in the future, but they can still be used as a reference, as per my understanding.

 

Let's start!

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Microsoft
Microsoft

Remember the recent blogs about the folks at the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) who are using Power BI to help prevent and eliminate Pediatric AIDS? And the folks at the Center for Oceans at Conservation International (CI) who are using Power BI to improve ocean health? Well one reader was so inspired by those amazing people and their stories, that he set out to find a way he could use Power BI to make a difference.

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