New Power BI and Analytics Features in PASS Summit 2017 Keynote – Live (Hit Refresh)

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PASS Summit 2017 Keynote in live now. Leila and I are sitting in bloggers table here, and will blog from here all new announcement through this post. Please Hit Refresh! Here we are at blogger’s table:

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Azure SQL Database and Machine Learning on a massive data set, demoed;

Super fast loading 1.4 millions of records loaded into a model, and got the result in less than 20 seconds from a Machine Learning model.

BI Time now;

Azure Analysis Services Live connection with 10 billion rows demoed to be used as the live connection source in Power BI instantly. Guys; Live Connection can be that fast!

You can have many read only replicas in Azure SSAS Now that covers thousands of concurrent users.

Power BI

Power BI Report Server now supports all data sources from Power BI Desktop

Major announcement from my point of view. Here you can download this new version:


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Reza Rad
Trainer, Consultant, Mentor
Reza Rad is a Microsoft Regional Director, an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 20 years’ experience in data analysis, BI, databases, programming, and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for nine continuous years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is an active blogger and co-founder of RADACAD. Reza is also co-founder and co-organizer of Difinity conference in New Zealand.
His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on MS BI, can be found on his blog:
He wrote some books on MS SQL BI and also is writing some others, He was also an active member on online technical forums such as MSDN and Experts-Exchange, and was a moderator of MSDN SQL Server forums, and is an MCP, MCSE, and MCITP of BI. He is the leader of the New Zealand Business Intelligence users group. He is also the author of very popular book Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, which is free with more than 1700 pages of content and the Power BI Pro Architecture published by Apress.
He is an International Speaker in Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Business Applications Summit, Data Insight Summit, PASS Summit, SQL Saturday and SQL user groups. And He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Reza’s passion is to help you find the best data solution, he is Data enthusiast.

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