Installing Power BI Report Server May Preview – Part 1

The May 2017 Preview of Power BI Report Server can be downloaded here. This reference explains with guided video examples, how to install Power BI Report Server May 2017 Preview edition.  This means installing : Power BI Report Server May 2017 Preview, and Power BI Report Server...

Power BI in SharePoint Looking Good

This week, the Reporting Services (SSRS) Technical Preview gets released for download.   Not only does this allow you to embed Power BI Reports inside a Reporting Services Native Mode Report Server, but you can embed them inside SharePoint 2016 web part pages too.  And this goes...

Power BI Goes Gangsta with On-Premise Preview

A Technical Preview of Power BI in SQL Server Reporting Services is now available in the Azure Datacentre.  Following, a release will be available to download and use.  The Update allows Power BI Reports to be viewed inside Reporting Services Native Mode Report Manager.   If...
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10 – TSQL Create Table Statement

Hi! Today I learned about the Create Table statement, it allows you to create and define tables, as what I studied on the last episode, it is a DDL statement (Data Definition Language). CREATE TABLE The syntax for this statement in SQL Server (TSQL) id: CREATE TABLE table_name (...

Bathurst 1000 – It’s Go for Girls and Nissans

The Bathurst 1000 is a 1,000 kilometre touring car race held every year on the Mount Panorama Circuit, in Bathurst New South Wales, Australia, Oi, Oi, Oi.  During the off season, the circuit, is actually open to the public, driven daily by locals and tourists alike.  It is...
Concepts

9 – Learning DDL and DML concepts

Hello there! Learning about DDL and DML concepts is a fundamental foundation for becoming a Data Wrangling and Data Warehousing extraordinaire.  SQL statements are divided into two major categories: Data Definition Language (DDL) and Data Manipulation Language (DML).  In Short:...

Let the Good Times Flow in SharePoint Online

Flow has been available for some time now as a beta program wthin Office365 offering Cloud orchestrated business workflows.   What does this actually mean to a business user? These workflows offer businesses the opportunity to automate, improve operational efficiency, reduce room...

Why Power BI Needs to Run on Android Tablets

Broken Hill, Australia… was the backbone of the country during two world wars producing ingredients for materials, employment, memories and lifetimes for many…  Now a stark but beautiful place to visit, the best steak in the country, and home of Priscilla Queen of the...

Power View is Dead… So Why Won’t Power BI let it Die ???

Read an official Microsoft Power View page and you will see that “Power View is an interactive data exploration, visualisation, and presentation experience that encourages intuitive ad-hoc reporting”.     Power View reports actually look pretty sweet too… there...

Power BI Desktop on Mac OS X

Possibly my favourite Macbook ever is the trusty mid 2012 edition model.   This portable and powerful unit is still very current, supporting Thunderbolt and USB 3, powerful processors, decent battery life, popular 13 inch size and upgradeable to 16Gb of memory, ideal for running...
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