Dimensional modeling in 2018

It is quite common to update your skills in a product, Power BI for example. It is not so common to re-validate concepts or theory very often. For example "Joins are performance heavy", or "Data warehouses need surrogate keys". Usually these things don't change very often. Still it is important to update your view on
BT78-1 Primex Märklin H0 Ac Chasis para 3008 Eléctrico Locomotora

Item specifics

New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item (including handmade items). See the seller's ... Read moreabout the condition
EAN: Does not apply
Brand: Unbranded

Crazy Cop Electric Railcar of 90 pieces; unique and simple educational toy for
Bg375-0, 5 x MÄRKLIN H0 carcasa 24 058 para 3003 Locomotora de Vapor DB

Asmodee - Zombicide Angry Neighbors - Guillotine Games - Zombies (German) oqhakn6703-Table Top/Historical

Organizations that start with Power BI often ask me "Jesse, how do you go about development, test and production environments when using Power BI?". I have decided to write about my experiences - I have been implementing Power BI since the beginning of the product - and share you my ideas. The reason why this

The Enterprise Tabular model

In Microsoft BI, a tabular model is often the way to go. OLAP gets more and more often replaced by Tabular cubes and Power BI models. However, it's really hard to create a model that covers the whole enterprise. In this post I propose a solution for doing just that in a simple way. In
Continue reading...

Athearn - HO RTR SD40-2, C&NW

Azure Analysis Services on top of Azure Data Lake?

Recently I have seen implementations of Analysis Services that go directly to the Data Lake. In order to speed things up and to remove redundancy, there is no relational data storage even if the data is relational in nature. Data is persisted raw in the lake and goes directly to a user friendly data model
Märklin 3100 aus Set E-Lok E 04 17 der DRG Ep.2, 3-Leiter DC Umbau a.Oberleitung

Overland 5993.1 HO BRASS Milwaukee Rd. FP-45 Diesel Locomotive EX Box
25mm Warhammer 40K DPS painted Space Marines Primaris Apothecary AP7039

In an enterprise environment there are various ways of how users can interact with data using Power BI. Some users have a need for consuming pre-defined management reports, while other users wish to build their own datasets and create their own analysis.  In discussion with colleagues we came up with five types of business users
Continue reading...

Inflable Castillo Dual Slide Hinchable Hinchable Casa Trepador Obstáculos Course
Casetta Legno Faller 286 H0 Å

The differences between Power BI Service and Power BI Report Server are well documented in the Planning a Power BI Enterprise Deployment whitepaper and the online documentation. The whitepaper by Chris Webb and Melissa Coates also includes a comparison between Power BI Service and Power BI Report Server (Jun 2017 version). Because this is a
Continue reading...

Slides of CI for BI session

Miller Engineering BulldoZer Combo Sign L R MLR3980

Tonight I presented a 1-hour session about applying Continuous Integration at the Microsoft Advanced Analytics User Group Belgium. The session was an "espresso version" from the 2-day course, skipping things like Git, setting up VSTS build environments etc. Great fun to be here, thanks for the invite! The slides can be found at https://bit.ly/2LMlQ6v. Want
Roco 76112 Set 2-tlg. Offene Güterwagen, ÖBB

Three ways to build SSIS projects in VSTS
(orange) - Mokuru 70706 Kirin Game, orange. Free Shipping

When setting up Continuous Integration in VSTS, chances are you’ll run into the problem of building SSIS projects: where database projects are building just fine, SSIS just doesn’t build out-of-the-box (at least not at the time of writing). Here’s how you fix it:
44-0077 OO Gauge Scenecraft Filling Station

Esu Electronic 54800 Decoder micro Lok Sound V 4.0 6 pi
Bachmann 30-425 - Classe 251 6 Voiture Midland Pullman Train Nanking blue Livrée

Trollpak Adventures for RuneQuest 1st Ed Box Set Chaosium 4016-X EXC

If you want to set up Continuous Integration using Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) in order to build your BI projects, you'll run into the fact that some project types can be built and released out-of-the-box by MSBuild, while others need specific logic to create or deploy artifacts. In this post, I share my current
RAFM Miniatures Space Orks 40k Kill Team OOP Metal Miniatures x10