Microsoft Power BI Cookbook - Second Edition

Microsoft Power BI Cookbook

About the Book

Build effective analytical data models, reports, and dashboards using the advanced features of Power BI.

Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free eBook in the PDF format.

Key Features

  • Update your knowledge with new recipes for query optimization, aggregation tables, Power BI API, and paginated reports
  • Work with recipes across diverse Power BI platforms including the Power BI Service and Mobile Applications
  • Implement custom solutions with M and DAX languages through actionable guidance and proven development techniques

Book Description

The complete everyday reference guide to Power BI, written by an internationally recognized Power BI expert duo, is back with a new and updated edition.

Packed with revised practical recipes, Microsoft Power BI Cookbook, Second Edition, helps you navigate Power BI tools and advanced features. It also demonstrates the use of end-to-end solutions that integrate those features to get the most out of Power BI. With the help of the recipes in this book, you’ll gain advanced design and development insight, practical tips, and guidance on enhancing existing Power BI projects.

The updated recipes will equip you with everything you need to know to implement evergreen frameworks that will stay relevant as Power BI updates. You’ll familiarize yourself with Power BI development tools and services by going deep into the data connectivity, transformation, modeling, visualization, and analytical capabilities of Power BI. By the end of this book, you’ll make the most of Power BI’s functional programming languages of DAX and M and deliver powerful solutions to common business intelligence challenges.

What you will learn

  • Cleanse, stage, and integrate your data sources with Power Query (M)
  • Remove data complexities and provide users with intuitive, self-service BI capabilities
  • Build business logic and analysis into your solutions via the DAX programming language and dashboard-ready calculations
  • Implement aggregation tables to accelerate query performance over large data sources
  • Create and integrate paginated reports
  • Understand the differences and implications of DirectQuery, live connections, Import, and Composite model datasets
  • Integrate other Microsoft data tools into your Power BI solution

Who this book is for

If you’re a BI professional who wants to up their knowledge of Power BI and offer more value to their organization, then this book is for you. Those looking for quick solutions to common Power BI problems will also find this book an extremely useful resource. Please be aware that this is not a beginner’s guide; you’ll need a solid understanding of Power BI and experience working with datasets before you dive in.

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Author Details

Greg Deckler is Vice President of Cloud Services at Fusion Alliance and has been a technology systems consultant for over 25 years. Internationally recognized as an expert in Power BI, Greg Deckler is a Microsoft MVP for Data Platform and an active member of the Power BI community, with over 100,000 messages read, more than 11,000 replies, over 2,200 answers, and more than 75 entries in the Quick Measures Gallery. Greg founded the Columbus Azure ML and Power BI User Group (CAMLPUG) and presents at numerous conferences and events, including SQL Saturday, DogFood, and Dynamic Communities' User Group/Power Platform Summit.

Microsoft Power BI Cookbook - Second Edition
This eBook Includes
  • Formats PDF (Read Only)
  • Pages 656
  • ISBN 9781801811323
  • Language English

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