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MS Build 2018 – Day 1 Announcements

Yesterday was BUILD 2018 Day 1. Fully-packed keynotes with many demos and alike announcements. In this post I would like to summarize some of them (the more data platform related ones): Data is and will be one of the main … Continue reading

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How to activate your Power BI Pro (MSDN benefit)

o you have an MSDN subscription? Do you know that there are several benefits included in those subscriptions like one Power BI Pro license? And the best is – it’s for free (at least for some of the subscription levels)! For … Continue reading

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Show Dataset Parameter Values in Power BI Reports

Dataset Parameters are a way to bring some sort of dynamic into your Power Query datamodelling in Power BI. For my blog post about  Modifying Parameter values in powerbi.com  I was looking for a way to display the value of a parameter … Continue reading

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Modify Parameters for Datasets published to powerbi.com

Parameters are a very nice example of getting more dynamic into your Power Query for building your Power BI datasets. Until recently, the configuration of parameters published to powerbi.com was a “little” bit annoying. To change a parameter value, you … Continue reading

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Power BI Report Server March 2018 is available

Waking up and getting the info that there is a new version of Power BI Report Server available.. I like those days.. 🙂 The announcement post lists the improvements that are added to this new version: Some of my highlights … Continue reading

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Data News – 2018 / 09

I am in the middle of my jet-lag – It is #MVPSummit week .. Data News Selection will appear on this weekend! Conferences In April, Dublin will be the center of Power BI 🙂 The Data & BI Summit is … Continue reading

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Data News – 2018 / 08

Sorry – for the delay! Too much preparation work for the upcoming two weeks of #SQLKonferenz and #MVPSummit! Welcome to edition 8 of my Data Platform News SELECTION. I’ve again collected a list of (at least for me) interesting links out … Continue reading

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