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Announcing general availability of the ExecuteQueries REST API

We are happy to announce that the ExecuteQueries REST API is now GA. By using this REST API, you can query datasets in Power BI from practically any modern environment…

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Final texts

Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer, for NYT Opinion, approached the one-million mark for Covid deaths with text messages. The piece starts on February 29, 2020, when the first person died because of…

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Shrinking war mapped

The war in Ukraine continues, but the scale and objects appear to have changed over time. Josh Holder, Marco Hernandez, and Jon Huang for The New York Times mapped the…

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Announcing general availability of automatic aggregations

Today, we are excited to announce General Availability (GA) of automatic aggregations, along with several important improvements. By using automatic aggregations in Power BI Premium, you can unlock cloud-scale data…

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Composite models on SQL Server Analysis Services

SQL Server 2022 Analysis Services will support composite models and it is now ready for you to try out with the CTP2 that has just launched. After you install this…

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Generative sea creatures

Cindermedusae by Marcin Ignac is “a generative encyclopedia of imaginary sea creatures.” I’m into the aesthetic. Tags: animals, generative art, Marcin Ignac Source: Data

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Democratize enterprise analytics with Microsoft Power BI

Microsoft Build represents the ultimate developer event. A hundred thousand developers from across the world gather for three days with their peers to learn, engage, and collaborate on the latest…

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Announcing public preview of datamart in Power BI

Announcing public preview of datamart in Power BI, a new Power BI Premium self-service capability that enables users to uncover actionable insights through their own independent and dependent data sets….

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What’s new in SQL Server 2022 Analysis Services CTP 2.0

SQL Server 2022 Analysis Services is now available for public preview! SSAS 2022 tabular models now join forces in Power BI Desktop with other data to create composite models, speed…

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Lives cut short by Covid

Alyssa Fowers and Leslie Shapiro, for The Washington Post, used the stories of 114 individuals to show weekly Covid deaths. Each story is “cut short”, making the length of each…