Power BI coupled with Power Automate allows for super-fast dataset refreshes
I found that using Power Automate to refresh Power BI Datasets allowed for refreshes to happen at the exact time I needed them to. This was because my underlying data warehouse load would vary, by using Power Automate it allowed me to have the Power BI Dataset refresh to happen as soon as my data was ready. By using Power…
How to refresh selected (not all) tables in Power BI Desktop
When working with Power BI datasets I often want to refresh multiple tables, BUT not all the tables in my model. (This often happens when I made a change to underlying data sources and I want to make sure it is working as expected in Power BI Desktop) I recently found that I could do it by doing the following…
How many times has my Power BI dataset been refreshed?
Have you ever wondered how many times your Power BI dataset has been refreshed? And if you are using Power BI Pro, you are limited to 8 refreshes a day. This week’s blog post I am going to demonstrate how you can use the Power BI API to view all your data refreshes for a particular dataset. If you need…
Using the Power BI API with PowerShell scripts – Refreshing your dataset
I know when I started trying to use the Power BI APIs, I was unsure of what I was doing, and how I could get it working. Not only that, but I could see that as with building any cloud platform the APIs have to be there before they can put the skin on and make it easy to use….
Power BI – On-Premise Gateway Configuration steps to an Oracle Database
I was recently working in an environment where the requirement was to connect to an Oracle database using the On-Premise Gateway, so that we could either DirectQuery or import the data and then refresh it using the On-Premise Gateway. So the steps below detail how to complete this successfully. The example below was connecting to an Oracle databased called TRID