Category: SQL Server 2016

BI-NSIGHT – Power BI (Desktop Update, Service Updates, API Updates, Mobile App Update, Visual Contest Results, Content Pack – Stripe) – Office 2016 (Excel Updates, Power Query Update, Excel Predictions) – SQL Server Analysis Service 2012 Tabular Update – SQL Server Analysis Services 2016 Extended Events

So this week there was once again a whole host of updates with Power BI, as well as finally the official release of Office 2016. It sure is a busy time be in Business Intelligence space, especially in the Microsoft space. So let’s get into it… Power BI – Desktop Update So I woke up this morning to see that…

BI-NSIGHT – Power BI – (Pin to Dashboard, Extending Power BI Pro Trial, Mobile App Update, All About Dashboards, comScore Content Pack) – Cortana Analytics (Azure Data Catalog) – SQL Server 2016 (SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Tabular Parallel Partition Processing) – Office 2016 (Official Release Date 22 Sep 2015) – Project Prajna

Once again there was a lot of updates from Microsoft, as well as some other really interesting information within the BI Space. So let’s get going! Power BI – Weekly Service Update (Pin to Dashboard, Extending Power BI Pro Trial) I have to say that they are rolling out service updates almost every week now. Which is great to see…

Power BI (Visual Contest, On the Go, Hyperlinks, Drill Up, Drill Down, tyGraph Content Pack) – SQL Server 2016 – CTP 2.3 (SSAS Tabular with a dose of speed, SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT), SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)) – Power BI (Personal Gateway for Power BI Update)

Right once again there is a lot to get into this week, and as with every week there are a whole host of Power BI updates. Power BI – Visual Contest I have to say that this is both a smart and fantastic move by Microsoft. This allows them to get or gain a whole host of new chart types…

BI-NSIGHT – Power BI GA (24 July 2015) / Updates – SQL Server 2016 CTP2.2 (SSRS Treemap & Sunburst Charts)

This week has been another amazing and interesting week with regards to Power BI. So here are is the latest information that I could get my hands on! Power BI – GA (General Availability) This week finally Power BI will go into General Availability. Which has been a long time coming and something that I have been looking forward to…

BI-NSIGHT – Power BI Designer Refresh – SQL Plugin for Excel – SQL Server 2016 In Memory Tables – Azure SQL Data Warehouse – Office 2016 Update – Power BI Content Pack (UserVoice)

Another week has gone by, so let’s get into what is currently out there and happening in the BI world. Power BI Designer Refresh I do know that this came out last week, but I still wanted to comment on this. Once again this is something that customers and myself have been waiting to be implemented and asked for on…

BI-NSIGHT – SQL 2016 Preview (CTP2) – SSAS Partition Manager – Power BI Quickbooks Connector – Excel 2016 Updates

What started out as a rather quiet week in terms of news and what is going on within the Microsoft space, when I started going through my daily routine today there was some pleasant updates! SQL Server 2016 Preview (CTP2) After the Microsoft Ignite conference it was announced if I can remember correctly that there would be a SQL 2016…

BI-NSIGHT – SQL Server 2016 – Power BI Updates – Microsoft Azure Stack

Well I have to admit that it seems that the Microsoft machine has been working flat out to get out new products and updates. If my memory serves me, this is the third week in a row that Microsoft has released new products and updates. I am really enjoying it! But hopefully this will slow down, so that we can…