Recently I had the pleasure of presenting for the team at Planilheiros (whose Portugese-language YouTube channel is almost as popular as Guy In A Cube) at their Power BI Summit. My session was on “Advanced Analytics Features in Power BI” and you can watch it here:
Archive for year: 2020
Nothing excites me more than finding an out of the ordinary API. Many times we just want to focus on the frontend but also need interesting, dynamic data to display.
Let’s all be clear about this – COVID-19 absolutely and categorically sucks. Been the ever-growing concern we have for our family and friends, as well as the stability of many people’s livelihoods coming out of this, there are plenty of reasons to be negative about the current situation.
The Power BI team at Microsoft publishes a “release plan,” which is essentially the public product roadmap. Anyone can use it to understand what new capabilities and improvements are planned, and when they’re expected to be released.
When you think of modelling, what do you think of? A lot of intricate joins, look ups, or maybe just frustrations? Have you experienced this before? You have a measure, but it doesn’t give you the correct answer. You wonder why. You are not exactly sure why, so you tweak the measure.
Back in August I highlighted the new dataflows PowerShell script repo on GitHub. These scripts provide an accelerated starting point to working with the dataflows REST APIs and to automate common dataflows tasks.
Azure Synapse Analytics (formerly SQL DW) )is the next evolution of Azure SQL Data Warehouse. It is a combination of enterprise data warehousing and Big Data Analytics. A Synapse SQL Pool is the enterprise data warehousing feature that is generally available in Azure Synapse Analytics.
In my last article, Loading data in Azure Synapse using Copy, I discussed about loading data in the SQL Pool of Azure Synapse Analytics using the COPY command. Here, I will discuss the step-by-step process for data loading in the SQL Pool using Azure Data Factory (ADF).
In my last article, Loading data in Azure Synapse Analytics using Azure Data Factory, I discussed the step-by-step process for loading data from an Azure storage account to Azure Synapse SQL through Azure Data Factory (ADF). ADF basics are covered in that article.
Every device on your network is bombarded 24/7 with malware, banner ads, pop-ups, and activity-tracking scripts. All that extra cruft slows down your browsing. But with a bit of tinkering, you can program a tiny and cheap Raspberry Pi computer to block this noisome dross.