Creating a star schema in Power BI is the best practice to improve performance and more importantly, to ensure accurate results!
This article shows why a star schema can fix some of the issues in your report.
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A sample star schema


Marco Russo describes the reasons why Azure Analysis Services is a good choice today for large datasets, highlighting the key factors to consider before making a decision.
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Azure Analysis Services


Bi-weekly News digest
Latest news
• New data protection capabilities in Power BI
Microsoft is introducing new features to mark and protect sensitive data in Power BI reports. Critical features for certain dataset in enterprise companies and government agencies.
Nov 5, 2019 · Microsoft
• Embed paginated reports in your own applications
You can embed paginated reports in custom applications (preview feature), just as you can already do for Power BI reports.
Nov 6, 2019 · Microsoft
• 50 new features in Dataflows
There are 50 new features in Dataflows released this month. While this is nothing new for Power Query users, these steps are closing the gaps between the two products.
Nov 6, 2019 · Microsoft
• MDX Studio 0.4.20 supports Analysis Services 2019
Cosmin Ioan worked on updating MDX Studio, which now supports Performance Counters in Analysis Services 2016, 2017, and 2019.
Nov 1, 2019 · SQLBI
• Azure Synapse Analytics
If you don't live in a bubble, you already heard about Azure Synapse Analytics, but we cannot miss the big news here. This new brand/product integrates many existing services, some of them are also free.
Nov 4, 2019 · Microsoft


• New Mastering DAX classes published for first half of 2020:
Data Modeling 2020 classes in New York and Amsterdam

See our full calendar on SQLBI training page.