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MarceloPereira
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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?

 

Best regards,

 

Marcelo.

 

 

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

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-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)?

 

thanks

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