Category Archives: PowerBI

Some Questions and Answers around the Power BI Desktop Store App

Until recently, the only way to install Power BI Desktop was to download and install the .exe installer from Which was an easy way of a next – next – next setup approach. But: the user needed admin-rights to … Continue reading

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Power BI Desktop – Jetzt als Windows Store App

Power BI Desktop war bis vor kurzem nur als Installationspaket erhältlich.  Was ja an und für sich kein Problem war – jedoch war es durch die monatlichen Updates ab und zu ein Problem die Software für Benutzer ohne Administratorberechtigungen zu installieren. Und genau … Continue reading

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Power BI Theming – Chart Style Controls

With the September 2017 release of Power BI Desktop several goodies have been added to the PBI Desktop feature set. One of the mostly awaited is the Drillthrough feature which will not be the topic of this blog post. Another announcement … Continue reading

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Power BI Report Server – Download of August 2017 Preview

If you are looking for the latest and greatest bits of Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) is the right address to find the installation exe: Navigate to On this page you’ll find the download for the current release … Continue reading

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Power BI Report Server – Where to find the optimized Power BI Desktop version?

If you want to publish Power BI reports to you Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) instance you need a specialized version of Power BI Desktop. With the August 2017 of PBIRS there is also an updated version of Power BI … Continue reading

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Power BI Report Server – August 2017 Preview

Power BI Report Server (PBIRS) GA was released in June 2017 and only a few months later the next round of updates (August 2017 Preview) are available for testing. Imported Data and ANY data source you like As Chris Finlan … Continue reading

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Massive E-Book collection from Microsoft

Another future reminder post for me! Eric Lingman posted another summary post for ebooks about Microsoft related technologies including Windows, Office 365, Power BI, Office, SQL Server, SharePoint … Some links are “real” ebooks others are links to whitepapers others … Continue reading

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