Why the Common Data Model is about to be the keystone of modern data insights architectures on Azure and how to use it with Power BI dataflows together with Azure data services

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Brief introduction to Databricks including its deployment options and the different ways of integrating data into Delta Lake

Delta Lake at Scale on Azure


The evolution from SQL-based query engines for big data to data lake engines including its impact on data warehouses and data lakes

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Two Custom Time Intelligence Tricks to Improve the Usability of Your Report

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Introduction to Webooks, an event-driven alternative to Polling

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When it still makes sense to directly rely on visualization libraries rather then using data visualization tools

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Why you finally can navigate properly through the Power BI service using a Microsoft developed browser

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Chromium and CefSharp

The desktop application “Power…

Recreating Excel table in Power BI having applied conditional formatting on a row-level

Conditional Formatting by Rows Power BI



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