Power BI Shared Datasets: What is it? How does it work? and Why should you care?

I have written a long time ago about sharing a Power BI dataset between reports, in an article written when the feature announced first. Nowadays, if you are in the world of Power BI, you heard a lot about certified datasets, and also shared datasets becoming available across multiple workspaces. In this article, you will Read more about Power BI Shared Datasets: What is it? How does it work? and Why should you care?[…]

Power BI Architecture for Multi-Developer Tenant Using Dataflows and Shared Datasets

Using Power BI is simple, however, using it properly, needs a good architecture. In a multi-developer tenant, the architecture of a Power BI implementation should allow multiple developers to work on the same solution at the same time. On the other hand, the Power BI architecture should be designed in a way that different layers Read more about Power BI Architecture for Multi-Developer Tenant Using Dataflows and Shared Datasets[…]

What are the Use Cases of Dataflow for You in Power BI?

There have been lots of announcements about Dataflow online, through videos and articles and news. There are many demos about Dataflow as well. However, still when I talk about it in conferences, one of the main questions from the audience is that; “What are use cases for it?”. In this blog post, I’m going to Read more about What are the Use Cases of Dataflow for You in Power BI?[…]

Power BI Architecture Guidelines

Implementing a Power BI solution is not just about developing reports, creating a data model, or using visuals. Power BI, like any other technologies, can be used in a correct, or incorrect way. Any technology can be used more effective if it harnesses the right architecture. A right architecture can be achieved after a requirement Read more about Power BI Architecture Guidelines[…]

DirectQuery, Live Connection or Import Data? Tough Decision!

Power BI supports different methods for connecting data. That is why the decision to choose the right method is always a tough decision. You have heard of DirectQuery, Live Connection, and Import Data. What these three actually means? and what is the situation that you should choose one over the other one? What is pros Read more about DirectQuery, Live Connection or Import Data? Tough Decision![…]