Don’t let date columns ruin query folding in Power BI

Previously, I’ve written a blog post about Top N & query folding to improve report building. In this blog post I explained how query folding groups Power Query steps together and execute at the data source. Matt Allington also wrote a great blog with further explanation on how query folding works. While working on projects,…

Top N & query folding to improve report building!

Another week, another event done. This time it was SQL Saturday Helsinki, where I did two sessions. First session was the Power BI cheat sheet explained, and second Storytelling & interactive reporting, one of my favorite sessions to do. Today, another day in Helsinki, but since the weather isn’t that good, it is time for…

Dynamic object titles in Power BI!

Posting a blog on Sunday, yeah…why not. This time posted from the beautiful city of Stockholm. I traveled to Stockholm to attend SQL Saturday Stockholm #851 this weekend as a speaker. Today, Sunday, I’m still here to do some sight seeing. So I wrote this blog post with the below shown view. Could be worse……

Pimp the dataflows connector in Power BI

Last week, I was challenged by moving my Power BI dataset through the next stage in my DTAP pipeline. I simply wanted to re-assign my connections to the data source in the next stage. In my case, I created a separate workspace including separate dataflows for each stage. Since de dataflows connector in Power BI is…

Power Platform Summit & Power BI gebruikersdag

Last week I attended at two events, the Power Platform Summit and the Power BI gebruikersdag (Power BI Saturday). During these events I presented multiple sessions on different topics. First of all, I would like to thank the program committee for selecting my sessions. In addition, I also want to thank everybody who attended at…

Dynamically expanding and appending tables with Power Query

It has been a month since my last blog post. So, it was about time for new content! Since last month I’m busy preparing for the Power Platform Summit at the end of March in Amsterdam, so not much time left. Find more about the summit on my events page. So far so good, now time…

Move from single to a multi-file strategy

In some cases, you might want to split your report and data model into separate Power BI Desktop files. For example, to work in together on the same content or create multiple reports based on the same dataset. There can be many reasons to do this. But once you started building everything one file, you…

Embed your Power BI Content!

Microsoft rolled out a new embedding feature for Power BI content. Next to the already known features as Embed in SharePoint Online, Publish to Web and Power BI Embedded, there is a new feature available now! Power BI Secure Embedding allows you to embed your content to client applications or sites while maintaining all security…