Though you can build real-time reports with DirectQuery, push datasets offer a more scalable, economical, and effective solution especially when combined with an Import model already in place. In this article we introduce the architecture of push datasets.
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Push datasets are an efficient and inexpensive way to implement real-time updates in Power BI reports and dashboards. They can provide better performance and scalability than DirectQuery at the price of a small development cost. This article provides a detailed guide to implementing a solution with push datasets.
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