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Nikola Ilic
Data Mozart — Make Music from your Data!| data-mozart.com | @DataMozart | Microsoft Data Platform MVP | Power BI Addict | Blogger, speaker, learner…
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Have you ever wondered what makes Power BI so fast and powerful when it comes to performance? So powerful, that it performs complex calculations over millions of rows in a blink of an eye.

In this article, we will dig deep to discover what is “under the hood” of Power…


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In recent months, I was frequently asked if one should use tables or views when IMPORTING data in Power BI. I’ve intentionally marked word importing, as the main purpose of this article is to compare usage of views vs tables in Import mode. …


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Just recently, I was watching Jeffrey Wang as a live stream guest with Reid Havens, and one of the dozen wonderful things that Jeffrey shared with the audience was the list of optimizations that the DAX engine performs when creating an optimal query plan for our measures.

And, the one…


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By introducing Azure Synapse Analytics in late 2019, a whole new perspective was created when it comes to data treatment. …


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By introducing Azure Synapse Analytics in late 2019, a whole new perspective was created when it comes to data treatment. …


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By introducing Azure Synapse Analytics in late 2019, a whole new perspective was created when it comes to data treatment. …


Can you spot the difference between the following two reports?

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Yeah, neither can I!

But, there is a huuuuuge difference between those two reports! What if I tell you that the report on the right is 5x faster than the one on the left? Would you believe me? No? …


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When I talk to people who are not deep into the Power BI world, I often get the impression that they think of Power BI as a visualization tool exclusively. While that is true to a certain extent, it seems to me that they are not seeing the bigger picture…


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When I talk to people who are not deep into the Power BI world, I often get the impression that they think of Power BI as a visualization tool exclusively. While that is true to a certain extent, it seems to me that they are not seeing the bigger picture…


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When I talk to people who are not deep into the Power BI world, I often get the impression that they think of Power BI as a visualization tool exclusively. While that is true to a certain extent, it seems to me that they are not seeing the bigger picture…

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