Welcome to another edition of #WolfisDataNews!
- February 2021 Feature Summary – Power BI Desktop Feb 2021 is released and with it a list of new features like enhancements to DirectQuery for PBI datasets, Search Bar, new Field list, a Parquet connector in Power BI Desktop, new SAP Hana and BW documentation, ….. and many more- https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-february-2021-feature-summary/
- The On-Premises Data Gateway Feb 2021 update is available. https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-february-2021-update-is-now-available/
- Object-Level Security in Power BI (public Preview) – In addition to Row Level Security to hide data rows, you now can hide objects (tables and columns) in your Power BI datasets. It is NOT Premium only, PRO too 😉 https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/object-level-security-ols-now-available-for-public-preview-in-power-bi-premium/
- The Power BI connector for Databricks is GA – https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-general-availability-ga-the-power-bi-connector-for-databricks/
- Power BI Developer community February 2021 update – Power BI Embedded Gen2 Preview, New client API Documentation, Save Reports to different workspaces, Export to file API enhancements, … https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-developer-community-february-2021-update/
(Virtual) Events in the next weeks
Reading is fun, but (virtual) conferences too…
THIS WEEK IS MS IGNITE WEEK – Expect many announcements during the week and some of them in the next #WolfisDataNews
- Microsoft Ignite – March 2-4 2021 – https://myignite.microsoft.com/home
- On-Demand sessions are available: Around the Clock – Azure SQL and Azure Data Factory – https://github.com/microsoft/aroundtheclock
- 18. March 2021 – Join us for the Azure Synapse Launch event – Microsoft Austria and cubido provide you with a webinar full of Synapse and the future of Analytics. Save the date – The registration page will open soon.
Have a good start into the week!