Bringing your Dataverse data to Azure Synapse

Detailed process on getting Dataverse data to Azure Data platform…. https://www.blog.allandecastro.com/bringing-your-dataverse-data-to-azure-synapse/ JUNE 3, 2021 BY ALLAN DE CASTRO

June 5, 2021 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Azure Data platform End2End – learning workshop(s)

Great resource and learning workshop(s) (thanks Fabio Braga) for understanding the Azure Data Platform and how to apply the platform services on data projects, specially covering the scenarios like relational data pipelines, big data file ingestion and processing with Spark clusters, non structured data and the use of AI to generate insights, real time ingestion […]

July 13, 2020 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Power BI Desktop April 2018 Feature Summary

Reporting : Q&A Explorer (preview), Buttons to trigger actions, Combo chart line styles, Improved default sort for visuals, Numeric Slicer now generally available Analytics : Update your linguistic schema, New DAX function: COMBINEVALUES() Custom visuals : Organizational visuals now generally available, Overview by CloudScope, Icon Map by Altius, Hexbin Scatterplot Data connectivity : Adobe Analytics […]

May 7, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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PowerBI: Common Data Service for Analytics

Coming soon…. The CDS for Analytics capability will reduce the complexity of driving business analytics across data from business apps and other sources…. More at the link below. PowerBI: Common Data Service for Analytics

March 21, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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PowerBI February 2018 update

More at the link below: https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/power-bi-desktop-february-2018-feature-summary/

March 1, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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On-premises data gateway February update is now available

https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/on-premises-data-gateway-february-update-is-now-available/

February 27, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Magic Quadrant for Analytics and Business Intelligence Platforms

  Gartner Reprint

February 27, 2018 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft announces major commitment to Apache Spark

Microsoft’s big data and analytics offerings announcement, excerpts of the announcement as below: Spark for Azure HDInsight General Availability, previously announced as public preview, Spark for Azure HDInsight generally available today, and introducing a fully managed Spark service from Hortonworks that has been hardened for the enterprise and made simpler for you to use. You […]

June 6, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Microsoft Power BI–Gartner Magic Quadrant over time

An interesting PowerBI report (@ the link below) which shows the Gartner Magic Quadrant over time, what I like is, that you can actually simulate and visualise how Microsoft and the other vendors have progressed over the years on Advanced Analytics, Business Intelligence, Data warehouse and Data Management solutions and Operational database solutions. https://msit.powerbi.com/view?r=eyJrIjoiYjE2NDZhZDEtNTU5Ni00ZTM1LTk1OGEtYTFlZDY5NzY4ZmI3IiwidCI6IjcyZjk4OGJmLTg2ZjEtNDFhZi05MWFiLTJkN2NkMDExZGI0NyIsImMiOjV9

April 13, 2016 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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Announcing Windows Azure SQL Reporting General Availability – Microsoft Business Intelligence

With SQL Reporting on Azure, developers can use familiar tools such as the Business Intelligence Development Studio and SQL Server Data Tools to author reports, just as they do today when running SQL Server Reporting services on-premises. SQL Reporting on Azure provides consistent APIs to view, execute and manage reports along with rich formatting and […]

June 13, 2012 · Rahul Desai · No Comments
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