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Powerbi with 5tb database

Hi everyone.


I have a customer that has a 5tb database and I need to do a PoC to demonstrate the PowerBI Report Server.


I am thinking use the SSIS and SSAS to work with this data. My question is: The SSAS live conenection will give me a good performance? There is another possibility for this scenario?


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You could do DirectQuery and if you have Premium you could use Aggregations:


That is how Microsoft demo's petabyte scale databases.

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Hi @Greg_Deckler,


Thanks so much.


When you say DirecQuery you are talking about this function with SSAS, right?


And about the Premium version, I have the Aggregations in On-premise version (SQL Server Licensing)?



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