Microsoft has been publishing and maintaining Release Notes documents to share our plans for Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform (Power BI, Power Apps, Microsoft Flow, and the Common Data Service for Apps). You can find them here: aka.ms/businessappsreleasenotes. This set of documentation is grouped to align with the semester system upon which development of […]
Since I started learning R, I wanted to play a bit with the use of R scripts in Power BI Desktop. Note that my R skills are very basic, so please don’t use this post as an example of top-notch R. At this time, there are three places in Power BI Desktop where you can […]
I am beyond ecstatic to announce that, as of January 1st, I will be moving to a new role as a Senior Program Manager on the Power BI Customer Advisory Team. This is a total dream job for me. I have been a huge fan of Power BI ever since it launched. And while I […]
I typically blog about Microsoft data technologies, the overall Data community, and professional development topics. This is none of those. However, I think it will be the most important post I write. Note: I post all of this with my daughter’s permission and assure you she has read it before I posted it. We agreed, […]
First things first: DISCLAIMER: No animals were harmed during the creation of this post. Background Power BI has long supported the ability to to use natural language queries against your data, a feature known as Q & A. You can read more about it here. There are steps you can take in building your data […]
Azure SQL Database is part of a strong, and strengthening overall Data story in Microsoft Azure. The flexibility of the platform, the scalability, both up and out, and the fact that so much functionality is just included all combine to show Azure SQL Database as a great offering. One thing that has been missing that […]
Lately, I have been learning Azure Automation. If you are not familiar with it, I encourage you to follow the link in the previous sentence. The remainder of this post will assume you have some familiarity with it. Note: The solution presented here works today. As Azure Automation continues to evolve, there is no guarantee […]
Greetings, noble readers. Currently, when utilizing the SQL Server images in the VM Gallery in Azure, any installations of SQL Server Analysis Services default to Multidimensional. Thus, if you want SSAS Tabular, you have additional work to perform. I was just chatting with a Senior Program Manager on the SQL Server Analysis Services product team. […]
I love the SQL Community. Plain and simple. I will extend that to the overall Microsoft Data community as well. We are a hugely supportive bunch. That fact that many of us refer to it as #SQLFamily is not an accident. There are so many ways to reach out for and provide help. A huge […]
Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.
Follow My Blog
Get new content delivered directly to your inbox.