Category Archives: SSRS

Hybrid Power BI – What is Possible? What Do you Need?

PowerBI.com was introduced as a cloud-based SaaS solution for self-service business intelligence (BI). With its built-in and custom connectors, Power BI datasets can get their data from various sources irrespective of being on-premises and/or cloud-based data sources. Power BI Dataset … 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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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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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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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) powerbi.com is the right address to find the installation exe: Navigate to powerbi.com/en-us/report-server/ 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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SQL Server 2017 – RC1 – Upgrade und Installation

Der erste Release Candidate der SQL Server 2017 Version wurde am 17. Juli veröffentlicht. Die enthaltenen Feature und Erweiterungen habe ich in einem Ankündigungspost zusammengefasst. Natürlich war ich gespannt auf die neuen Funktionalitäten und musste es gleich ausprobieren. Download starten … Continue reading

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