Posts tagged: Power BI Premium

Deployment pipelines- Azure DevOps extension, multiple pipelines working together, Dataflows GA

This month we have released highly-anticipated features for deployment pipelines: – Azure DevOps extension- automate your deployments and pipeline creation using Tasks in your Azure pipeline. – Multiple pipelines working together- sync the connections between items managed in different pipelines. – Dataflows GA and support for linked entities

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Announcing Public Preview of Hybrid Tables in Power BI Premium

We are excited to announce support for Hybrid Tables and Incremental refresh with real-time data in Power BI Premium to strike the right balance between query performance and data freshness. Now you can have blazing fast performance in import mode and the latest data changes in the data warehouse reflected in user reports without having to perform a dataset refresh.

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Power BI bolsters Azure AS compatibility with EffectiveUserName support

We are announcing support for user impersonation using the EffectiveUserName connection-string property. This is truly exciting because it opens the door for mass migrations of tabular Analysis Services solutions that rely on EffectiveUserName-based impersonation to Power BI. It also opens new options for administrative tools and scripts to connect to datasets on Power BI Premium using different user identities! Impersonating another user can be as easy as specifying that user’s UPN on the connection string.

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New authentication option facilitates AAS migrations to Power BI Premium at a low price point

We are excited to announce that XMLA endpoints on Premium Per User (PPU) now support Azure Active Directory (AAD) authentication with service principals. This authentication option enables administrative applications to perform automated maintenance tasks and unattended service-level operations by using their own app identities, which is often a requirement for migration of existing tabular data models from Azure Analysis Services and SQL Server Analysis Services to Power BI Premium. For technical details, see the article Automate Premium workspace and dataset tasks with service principals in the product documentation.

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