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How Can Geographic Data Be Mapped Into Power BI Reports?

When your data includes geographic information, adding a visual map will enhance your reporting capabilities. There are several ways to incorporate maps into your Power BI reports. 

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What Gateways Are Available in Power BI and Why Use Them?

As you work in Power BI, you will find that you need a way for your cloud-based data to communicate with your on-premises data. You want your data that is on the server to remain safe and secure on the server, but you and others need to access it in order to generate reports. The solution is a gateway. Let’s go through the specifics.  

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Which In-Memory Analytics Engine is Used in Power Pivot?

Time is money. You know this; that’s why you use Power Pivot to optimize your data analysis. But what makes it so effective? Knowing more about the in-memory analytics engine behind Power Pivot can give you an insight into how to make it work better for you. 

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What Is Power BI Designer?

Microsoft’s Power BI can ensure your unique data modeling needs are met. But when you are just starting out, it may be overwhelming to know which options are best for you. You’ve heard of Power BI Designer, but what exactly is it? How does it differ from Power BI Services, and which one is right for you?

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What's the Difference Between Calculated Columns, Calculated Tables, and Measures?

Power BI provides report creators with a variety of methods for calculating and modeling data. Some commonly helpful tools include calculated columns, calculated tables, and measures.

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