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abhishek_a4 Frequent Visitor
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Azure Aanalysis tabular model better or PowerBI Data model?

Hello All,

 

It would be really helpful if any of you could share your experience or information in building tabular model in Azure Analysis Services and consuming it in PowerBI reports, is better option or building entire model in PowerBI and consuming it in PowerBI reports ?

 

We are currently facing this dilemma and exploring the advantages and disadvantage in both the approach and which path to proceed. As business requirement we need to develop quit a few reports by creating common data semantic model either in PowerBI or Azure Analysis services which is consumed by all the reports in PowerBI.

 

1) We would like to give Business users with most of the PowerBI features like Q&A features and feature, correct me me if i'm wrong, what i understand is Q&A feature is not possible in direct query mode to (Azure analysis services)  is it Correct?

2) If we build the model in PowerBI our datamodels are quite big greater than 1GB, so we might have to advanced pro user say (A3) to handle big data, can PowerBI handle big data sets same as tabular model (Azure Analysis Service) and is it advantages/economical over building model in Azure Analysis Services ?

 

appreciated your help,

Thank you,

Abhishek 

Business Intelligence Developer 

Procom, Canada

 

 

 

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abhishek_a4 Frequent Visitor
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Re: Azure Aanalysis tabular model better or PowerBI Data model?

Hi All,

 

Seems like i found the answer to be above question, please add any more info if you have.

 

https://sqlserverbi.blog/2019/08/24/power-bi-project-good-and-best-practices/

https://sqlserverbi.blog/2018/12/13/data-model-options-for-power-bi-solutions/

 

Thanks,

Abhishek 

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