Archive for month: September, 2015

Current Power BI Service Limits

23 September, 2015 (11:04) | Power BI | By: Mark V

Not long ago, Microsoft announced that the limits for Datasets and Reports per Dataset had been increased to 200. You can read their announcement here. That raised some additional questions for me. I asked Microsoft and have now gotten the answers I sought. Please note that these answers are valid as of September 23, 2015, […]

PASS Board of Directors Election

17 September, 2015 (22:20) | PASS | By: Mark V

Greetings. It’s time to vote for the open PASS Board of Directors positions. I want to start by thanking some folks. Thank you to the Nomination Committee for their time and effort on this process: Bill Grazziano Grant Fritchey Robert Davis Lori Edwards Bob Pusateri I would like to thank the four candidates, all of […]

Power BI Weekly Update: Oh, The Places You’ll Go

16 September, 2015 (19:14) | Power BI | By: Mark V

Microsoft has released this week’s update to the PowerBI.com service. You can find the details here. There are a few updates this week, but I want to focus on just one. How many times have I added a Dataset and created a Report only to discover I did so in the context of the wrong […]

Power BI Weekly Update–Drill, Baby, Drill

8 September, 2015 (22:06) | Power BI | By: Mark V

In this week’s update to the Power BI service, Microsoft added the ability to drill down into hierarchies. You can read the announcement here. There are some other cool additions as well. I thought I would take Drill for a spin and share my thoughts. How to Use Drill In my Free Power BI account […]

Power BI and The Open Bar

3 September, 2015 (15:53) | Power BI | By: Mark V

Back in July, the mighty Adam Saxton (Blog|Twitter) blogged about there being a limit of 10 reports per Dataset in Power BI. On your attempt to create your 11th report, you would get an error. Adam did point out, though, that you could have many pages within a report. That helped. That post from Adam […]