Category Archives: PowerBI

Check your Instance name when configuring Power BI Report Server

Today during a training session at PassCamp we encountered a small little thing to remember when configuring Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) on a server that already has SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) installed. When starting the Report Server Configuration … Continue reading

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Power BI documentation moved to docs.microsoft.com

As of today, the Power BI documentation moved to docs.microsoft.com. Please do not forget to update your bookmarks to the new landing page:¬†https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/ Based on the docs.microsoft.com infrastructure you can now provide your feedback to a certain page, share a … Continue reading

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Power BI Q&A – Visual Enhancements

Today, I found out about a Power BI Q&A feature that enables you to customize the visual appearance of your Q&A results. Treb Gatte shows this feature in a short video, but I would also like to present it to … Continue reading

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Power BI Desktop – Query Reduction for Direct Query Models

In the November 2017 release of Power BI Desktop one feature got my attention: Query Reduction for Direct Query Models. In some cases, sources for Direct Query models are either large (and therefore need some time to bring back the … Continue reading

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PBIRS Scheduled Data Refresh: Execution History

Scheduled Data Refresh came to Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) with the October 2017 release. I’ve already blogged about the steps required to configure a refresh data plan in PBIRS. The¬†Scheduled Refresh configuration screen only shows the timestamp of the … Continue reading

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Walkthrough: Scheduled Data Refresh in Power BI Report Server

One of my favorite features included in the new Power BI ReportServer (PBIRS) October 2017 release is the ability to define scheduled data refresh for Import-mode datasets. I would like to go through a walkthrough example to show you the … Continue reading

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Welcome Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) October 2017 Release!

During the #PassSummit Keynote (Day 1) the new release of Power BI Report Server (aka PBIRS) was announced. Based on the August 2017 preview the work was continued and many new features are packed into this new release: Scheduled Data … Continue reading

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