Category Archives: Business Intelligence

Power BI Premium–Webinar

  After the announcement of the new Power BI Premium offering the Power BI team feeds us with more information in an upcoming webinar: GERMAN: Das Power BI Team stellt in einem Webinar das neue Power BI Premium Angebot vor … Continue reading

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Power BI Premium–Was ist das?

Microsoft hat mit Power BI Premium eine neue “Version” von Power BI angekündigt. Power BI Premium stellt eine kapazitätsbasierte Variante von Power BI für Unternehmen zur Verfügung. Die zentralen Säulen sind hierbei: Lizenz-Flexibilität Nicht für alle Power BI Benutzer ist … Continue reading

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Power BI in SQL Server Reporting Services (On-Premises) – January 2017 Preview

The next step towards the on-premises version of Power BI reports hosted in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) has been made available by the SSRS team (January 2017 Technical Preview post, Getting started with the Technical Preview post). Again, the … Continue reading

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Power BI in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)–Technical Preview comments

It’s the time of the year when new things are announced almost every hour. Yes – it’s SQL Pass Summit time! Today the first technical preview of Power BI reports rendered in SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) was released. With … Continue reading

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Power BI Tip #3 – Download to PowerPoint

Silently new functionality was published to powerbi.com. The export of Power BI reports to Power Point is now available. To start the export, open a report and select the action “Export to PowerPoint” After the preparation process you’ll be asked … Continue reading

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SQL Saturday in München – Power BI Precon

Mit großer Freude darf ich es nun verkünden: Am Freitag, 7. Oktober 2016  (Danke Max Mustermann für den Hinweis) darf ich dich lieber Leser zu meiner Power BI Precon direkt vor dem SQL Saturday München einladen. In diesem Ganztagesworkshop werde ich … Continue reading

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Power BI Error while connecting to XLS file (Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0 provider is not registered on the local machine)

Today I tried to open an older Excel file (with the extension XLS) in Power BI. After selecting the file in the Get Data dialog the following error was displayed: @Power BI Team: First of all – Thanks for making … Continue reading

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SQL Server 2016 kommt am 1. Juni

Am SQL Server Blog wurde heute das Releasedatum von SQL Server 2016 bekannt gegeben. Am 1. Juni ist es soweit – SQL 2016 wird in den Editions Enterprise, Standard, Express und Developer verfügbar sein (GA = General Available). Die Developer … Continue reading

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Power BI–Export Data (To Excel)–Available to Free AND Pro Users & Enhancements for multiple user accounts

Great news have been announced in the Power BI Service Update for April 2016: The new feature of “Analyzing your Power BI Models in Excel” (you can read about it in my previous blog-post) is now available for FREE and … Continue reading

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Power BI–Export Data (To Excel)–Drillthrough is here!

I’ve already described the basic concept of Analyzing Power BI models in Excel in a previous post.  What I found out today is that drill through to source data is already available! Starting with an Excel pivot table based on … Continue reading

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