my coroporate data is for many years and I need to limit the import to the last 5 years so that it wont take much space. Any idea how i can do that?
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Hi @Rehab_hassan ,Check this option wile Get Data->SQL serverRegards,Amit
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HI @Rehab_hassan ,If you are using import mode, you can write SQL expression to filter the data before importing into Power BI desktop.Or, you can filter the data inside Power query editor and then do close and apply.Regards,Amit
Hi @Rehab_hassan ,
AFAIK, some of the data connectors support to add advanced option queries to filter on received data before import data to power bi. (e.g. SQL, oracle...)
Power BI Introduction: Working with SQL Server data in Power BI Desktop — Part 5
For dynamic date filter, you can consider splicing query string with query parameters or m query DateTime functions.
Deep Dive into Query Parameters and Power BI Templates
dynamic date filter
Any hints about the sql expression to limit the date before importing it?
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