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Power BI Weekly Issue 104: 6th April 2021

In the last week we've been told about some new deployment pipelines capabilities, including support for Paginated Reports and changes to the permissions required to update datasets, amongst various other things. It's also been officially announced that Power BI Premium per user now generally available for purchase - those currently on the trial get to use up the remaining days, but after that you'll need to purchase a proper licence. Otherwise, a couple of bits of content on optimization this week: Patrick Leblanc has discussed the age-old question: Why is Power BI SLOW?, and Antriksh Sharma has given a useful example of How To Optimize Slow Measures In Power BI.

Data Prep

Covering: Power Query (M), Dataflows, Data connectors, AI Insights

Data Modeling

Covering: DAX (Measures & Calculated Tables/Columns), Relationships, Analysis Services, Composite models

Report Authoring and Interactivity

Covering: Layout and formatting, Visualizations, Interactivity, Themes, Mobile reports, Dashboards

Deployment, Security and Operations

Covering: Workspaces and Apps, Template Apps, Deployment Pipelines, Gateways, Security, Sharing, Licences, Admin operations, Developer Tooling


Covering: Cross-topic announcements & feature summaries, Whitepapers, Community events, Learning Resources & Certifications, Podcasts, Sample reports, End-to-end walkthroughs


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