Power BI Storage Modes for Aggregations

Introduction How to choose the correct storage mode for Power BI Tables. This article aims to help explain the different storage modes available when designing an aggregation strategy for a Power BI Report. What each storage mode is and when you would use it. Picking the correct storage mode for each table in your model Continue reading Power BI Storage Modes for Aggregations

Intro to Power BI Aggregations

This article introduces the Power BI User-defined Aggregations feature. It includes a walkthrough example (with video) showing how to configure and test a simple model to use this feature. If you have not used Power BI User-defined Aggregations before, need a refresher or reminder, or are just keen to understand how to configure, this article Continue reading Intro to Power BI Aggregations

Visualise your Power BI refresh – in real-time

Introduction I recently wrote an article showing how you can visualise a dataset refresh using Power BI. It was a pretty cool way to show some of the internal workings of what otherwise is a black box. The idea from my earlier article uses SSMS Profiler to run a trace against a database hosted in Continue reading Visualise your Power BI refresh – in real-time