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Power BI Weekly Issue 125: 14th September 2021

Just the one announcement on what has been a very quiet week, and that's an update on the preview of the Export Power BI report to file API whereby they've massively increased the limit of the volume of API requests you can make and removed the concurrent pages limitation, amongst other changes. Othwerwise this week, Chris Webb has highlighted a useful option for SQL Server connectors to Preserve Data Types With SQL Queries In Power Query, Adam Saxton has spoken about the Power BI XMLA Endpoint and why you should care, and Antriksh Sharma has described how to Sort Columns in a Matrix in Descending order with DAX and nifty use of the 'sort by column' functionality.

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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