Posts categorized: Announcements

Announcing Power BI Home General Availability (GA) & Roadmap

As organizations grow their Power BI deployments and foster a data culture, users will have an ever-increasing amount of data available to them.  This wealth of information makes it critical to have tools to find and organize relevant content. Last September, we took the first step in improving our overall navigation experience by introducing a … Continue reading “Announcing Power BI Home General Availability (GA) & Roadmap”

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On-premises data gateway April 2019 update is now available

We are happy to announce that we have just released the April update for the On-premises data gateway (version 3000.3.138). Here are some of the things that we would like to highlight with this month’s release: Availability of the following connectors via the On-premises data gateway Oracle Essbase connector PDF support in File connectors. The … Continue reading “On-premises data gateway April 2019 update is now available”

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Skip Test Connection for On-premises and Cloud Data Sources

In Power BI, today, a new data source (cloud or on-prem) is created only if a successful connection can be made to the data source with the credentials provided. If it fails, the data source creation fails with an error message as shown below: The same applies to editing credentials for existing data sources. If … Continue reading “Skip Test Connection for On-premises and Cloud Data Sources”

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Enhancements to On-premises data gateway management in the Power platform Admin center

We launched the public preview of the Data Gateway administration feature on the Power platform admin center in January. This feature provides tenant admins with visibility into all On-premises data gateways within their organization and also management capabilities. We are now excited to add 2 new capabilities to this feature: Visibility into On-premises data gateway … Continue reading “Enhancements to On-premises data gateway management in the Power platform Admin center”

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Announcing Query Caching in Power BI Premium

Today we are pleased to announce Query Caching for Power BI Premium, which speeds up content loading by caching previously-used query results. The setting is applied at the dataset level so any reports using this dataset can benefit from the cache. This feature is not applicable to LiveConnect datasets leveraging Azure Analysis Services or SQL … Continue reading “Announcing Query Caching in Power BI Premium”

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New Power BI Premium summary and workload metrics available in the admin portal

We have rolled out a new high-level summary metrics experience in the Power BI Admin Portal . This new experience replaces the four summary tiles you previously saw : CPU, Memory thrashing, Memory usage and DirectQuery with wide range of metrics measuring the summary of usage in the last 7 days to better portray the health … Continue reading “New Power BI Premium summary and workload metrics available in the admin portal”

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Live now, full session catalog for Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019

Time to get excited – the full session catalog for Microsoft Business Applications Summit is here. Explore every breakout session and workshop coming to the conference, taking place in Atlanta, Georgia June 10 – 11, 2019. Get ready to flex your skills – and build new ones – with all things Power BI and beyond. … Continue reading “Live now, full session catalog for Microsoft Business Applications Summit 2019”

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E-Mail Subscriptions for Paginated Reports is Now Available

E-mail subscriptions is one of the key features used by millions of SQL Server Reporting Services customers today. Our latest release for “New Feature Friday” is the support of Paginated Reports in e-mail subscriptions in Power BI. Now, for the first time, you can schedule an e-mail subscription with a PDF attachment of your full … Continue reading “E-Mail Subscriptions for Paginated Reports is Now Available”

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Governance settings for Power BI cache refreshes from Azure Analysis Services

Power BI Live Connect reports allow the dataset to be stored in Azure Analysis Services (Azure AS) or SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) while the report itself resides in the Power BI service. Report interactivity can be enhanced by Power BI maintaining caches of dashboard tile data and report data for initial load. However, enterprise … Continue reading “Governance settings for Power BI cache refreshes from Azure Analysis Services”

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Paginated Reports now supported in Apps in Power BI

With Power BI apps, you can create collections of dashboards and reports and publish these apps to your whole organization or to specific people or groups.  For the second post in our series we’re calling “New Feature Friday”, we’re pleased to announce that Paginated Reports can now be published from your workspaces as part of … Continue reading “Paginated Reports now supported in Apps in Power BI”

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