Reference vs Duplicate in Power BI; Power Query Back to Basics

When you work with tables and queries in Power Query and Power BI, you get the option to copy them through these actions: Duplicate, or Reference. It has been always a question in my sessions and courses that what is the actual difference between these two actions. The explanation is simple but very important to Read more about Reference vs Duplicate in Power BI; Power Query Back to Basics[…]

Data Science Virtual Machine

  Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) is a virtual machine on the Azure cloud that is customized for doing data science. DSVM has some pre-configured and pre-install tools that help users to build the AI applications. DSVM will assist data science team to access a consistent setup. In this post, a brief introduction to DSVM Read more about Data Science Virtual Machine[…]

Cognitive Services in Power BI

Microsoft Cognitive services are collections of API and services that help developers to create more smart applications and reports.  By using Cognitive services, developers able to add intelligence features such as face recognition, emotion recognition, text analytics and so forth into their applications. Cognitive Services Overview There are different cognitive services available that you can Read more about Cognitive Services in Power BI[…]

DatesInPeriod vs DatesBetween; DAX Time Intelligence for Power BI

There are many time intelligence functions in DAX, and each of those is helping in aspects of analyzing data on dates. There are two functions which work very similar to each other but have a bit different usage; DatesInPeriod, and DatesBetween. In this post, I will show you what is the difference between these two Read more about DatesInPeriod vs DatesBetween; DAX Time Intelligence for Power BI[…]

Power BI Design Tip; Design for Mobile Device

Power BI is a mobile-friendly reporting solution. Every report that you generate can be viewed in the Mobile too. However, it doesn’t mean that the report is designed for mobile, or by other words; it doesn’t mean that is it a mobile report page. You have to make some changes, and take some extra considerations for Read more about Power BI Design Tip; Design for Mobile Device[…]

Master Detail Design with Drillthrough Filter in Power BI

One of the most common requirements in any reporting solution is the ability to drill through from master page to the details page and see the details of an item or category. In this post, I will explain how this feature is simply possible in Power BI, and what are things to consider when you Read more about Master Detail Design with Drillthrough Filter in Power BI[…]