Using Cognitive service for Translation in Power BI

There is a possibility to call cognitive service for translation inside Power Query. I will use this to translate 3000 rows of data about people arrested in Iran for protesting; This information contains city Name, Fullname and Other statements. In this article, I will show how to call cognitive services for translation, create a proper Read more about Using Cognitive service for Translation in Power BI[…]

Power BI Development Best Practices

Regardless of the job function, you have with Power BI (Developer, consultant, architect), following certain practices ensures a good quality solution. In this article and video, I explain some of those best practices, why they are helpful, and links to how to use them. These tips are related to the development of a Power BI Read more about Power BI Development Best Practices[…]

Incremental Refresh and Hybrid tables in Power BI: Load Changes Only

The default configuration for the Power BI dataset is to wipe out the entire data and reload it again. This can be a long process if you have a big dataset. Hybrid tables in Power BI keep part of the data in DirectQuery, and the rest is imported for data freshness and performance. In this Read more about Incremental Refresh and Hybrid tables in Power BI: Load Changes Only[…]

Azure Machine Learning Call API from Power Query

This was my longtime aim to create this post, and finally, I will write about it here on how to call Azure ML Rest API inside Powe Query even if you don’t have Power BI Premium.Of course, some limitations on the number of API calls need to consider while using your Rest API.Thanks to Chris Read more about Azure Machine Learning Call API from Power Query[…]

Power BI Datamart Vs. Dataflow Vs. Dataset

Datamart, Dataflow, and Dataset are all Power BI components dealing with the data. I have presented about these a lot, and one of the questions I get is: What is the difference between Dataflow, Dataset, and Datamart? So I thought to explain it in an article and help everyone in that understanding. In this post, Read more about Power BI Datamart Vs. Dataflow Vs. Dataset[…]

Getting Started With Dataflow in Power BI – Part 2 of Dataflow Series

In the previous article, I mentioned what is the Dataflow, how it can be helpful, and mentioned some of its use cases of it in real-world Power BI implementation. In this article as the second part of the series for Dataflow, I like to give you some hands-on experience with Dataflow and explain how Dataflow Read more about Getting Started With Dataflow in Power BI – Part 2 of Dataflow Series[…]

What are Power BI Dataflows and their Use Cases?

Dataflows are an important component in the Power BI architecture. Using them can enhance the development and maintenance of your Power BI solution significantly. However, there are many Power BI implementations that are not using this functionality, even though it is already more than three years passed since it was released. In this blog and Read more about What are Power BI Dataflows and their Use Cases?[…]

Sort Column Name in Power Query via M Code

Sometimes people ask questions about how to order columns in Power query, mostly for Queries with Lots of Columns. We can reorder column Name with Drag and Drop or use Move in GUI to change the column’s order, but it is also possible to reorder via code. In this post, I will show how to Read more about Sort Column Name in Power Query via M Code[…]

Adding Pre-Calculated Rank in Power BI Using Power Query

There are multiple ways that you can add a RANK column to your table, You can do that dynamically inside the Power BI report using DAX Measures, or you can do it pre-calculated. If you are doing a pre-calculated rank (let’s say for an aggregated table or something like that), then it would be perhaps Read more about Adding Pre-Calculated Rank in Power BI Using Power Query[…]

PL-300: Power BI Exam Prep: Connecting to data sources

If you want to pass the PL-300 exam, there are some areas in that your skills will be assessed, and one of those is identifying and connecting to the data source and changing data source settings. Power BI Supports over 140 data sources, each data source has some connection configurations. Below you will learn the Read more about PL-300: Power BI Exam Prep: Connecting to data sources[…]