Category: PowerBI

Spinning plates and Power BI Licensing

Spinning plates and Power BI Licensing

It’s been a few months now since I last blogged, here or on SQLShack. I started as a Data Engineer with Incremental Group back in March and with SQLGLA prep heating up and the Call for Speakers blowing up my inbox with 120 Sessions, blogging has taken a back seat. We want to say a…

By Craig 3rd May 2018 0

Managing Power BI Dataset Refresh Failures

Managing Power BI Dataset Refresh Failures

I’ve been working on Power BI administration a lot lately. It’s something I’ve used to begin implementing coding standards around PowerShell at my employer. Although I blog about the topic in some detail over on SQL Shack, I also decided to speak about it at the Glasgow PowerShell & DevOps user group meeting in November…

By Craig 30th November 2017 0

Add Embedded code to PowerBI dashboard

Add Embedded code to PowerBI dashboard

This is something I pulled in during a recent PoC of PowerBI. Its a very powerful built in feature of PowerBI that, I feel, has one visual draw back that I will document towards the end of this post. I am utilising the Web Content tile in PowerBI which can essentially be populated with any embedded…

By Craig 1st July 2016 0

SQL Server 2016 Training Lab

SQL Server 2016 Training Lab

This training lab provided by Microsoft for the new SQL Server 2016 Mobile reporting functionality turned out to be a great tool for pulling together a quick Proof of Concept. I hope this info helps someone with the same task. When I completed the lab on a local SQL 2016 instance (instead of the Lab VM)…

By Craig 21st March 2016 0