Get started using Data Science tools fast on AZURE

logo-131029674714477966Did you know that Microsoft have made it really easy to get started using various data science tools? How, you ask! Well Microsoft have compiled a few Virtual Machine Images, ready to be spun up/provisioned on Azure – all you have to do is to select the data science flavor of your choice. Continue reading →

Updates to Power BI – share your reports

Yesterday the Power BI team released a new version of Power BI, which have included the most wanted feature ever.

The ability to share your reports outside your organisation, and easily do that. The feature was the most upvoted  on the Power BI forum, and it show very clearly that Microsoft and the Power BI team is listening to the end users.  Continue reading →

PASS Summit 2015

2015-11-02 13_26_18-MailWhoaa, what a week that last one, was attending Pass Summit for the second time, so no “First Timer” ribbon for me, but I met a lot of First Timers and helped them feel comfortable at PASS Summit15. And this is what in my opinion makes this conference a special one, we all take care of each other and try to help out wherever possible, hence the twitter tag #SQLFamily ;o) Continue reading →

Power BI Desktop September update

4CThwllOThe team behind Power Bi Desktop just had to top the number 42, so in this update there is 44 new features for us to play with.

Features is spread around the product on areas such as Report Authoring, Data Modeling, Data Sources and Data Transformation capabilities. The team have been very active and as they say, it is almost 2 features a day since the last update. So it is fair to say that this is a product that Microsoft invest heavily in, and the features will just keep on coming.

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PowerBI Rest API – is it Christmas time already?

Yesterday I caught a retweet from Jen Underwood (T | B) that got me really excited – it was about the release of a Rest API for PowerBI that allows you to consume datasets and show datasets in you own applications, webpages.

Create real-time dashboards from your appliation

Uncover real-time insights from devices, sensors and applications. Use the Power BI REST API or Azure Stream Analytics to push data directly from your application into a dashboard in Power BI.

Visualize data the way you want

We’re enabling developers to easily add custom visuals into Power BI for use in dashboard, reports and content packs. To help you get started, we’ve published the code for all of our visualizations to GitHub.

Integrate with Power BI

Create and publish content from your application into Power BI. Use Power BI to accelerate your solutions and focus on your core value.

Learn more about it on https://powerbi.microsoft.com/developers