Category: Power BI

Did you know you can use the Scheduled Cache Refresh for LiveConnections in Power BI to tell you if it is down?

Did you know you could use the Scheduled Cache refresh to notify you if your Live Connection is down between Power BI and your SSAS/AAS Database? In this example below I already have got my reporting connecting to an Azure Analysis Services database, this could also be an On-Premise SQL Server Analysis Services database. I make sure that I first…

Creating a Time Dimension using the Power Query Editor in Power BI Desktop

Below is the syntax to create a Time Dimension Table in Power Query I had a requirement where I needed to create a Time Dimension for a customer. Most of the time I only need the date. Upon searching I could not find a resource where they had created the time dimension only using Power Query. Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/powerquery-m/list-times What I…