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Power Query or SQL Server? Which, when and why

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When it comes to developing a Power BI report, we can use it for accessing data, transforming the data, and turning the data into information using visuals. With no doubt Power BI can do the job from beginning to end. Now, this is not the only, nor necessarily the best, tool for all the steps […]

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2021-01-25

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Create Custom Functions in Power Query

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Introduction Often at times, you may come across situations where you need to calculate a column repeatedly multiple times in the same Power BI report or across multiple reports. Although you can use the calculated columns to some extent, these are not robust and not reusable. In order to reuse the same piece of code, […]

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2020-04-21

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