PowerPivot/PowerView/PowerQuery/PowerBI

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Performance Design Tip for Power BI: Be Careful of Dates

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I have written about Date Dimension in Power BI in many posts, and it makes sense now to explain one of the most common performance challenges that I see in some of the models. Sometimes, your model size grows significantly big, and you have no idea...

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2019-03-30

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Power BI, Caching, Parallelism And Power Query Refresh Performance

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Some time ago a customer of mine (thank you, Robert Lochner) showed me a very interesting scenario where a set of Power Query queries in Power BI Desktop refreshed a lot faster with the “Enable Parallel Loading Of Tables” option turned off.

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2019-03-30

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A Valid Type?

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