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Delivering Real-time Data with Azure and Power BI Streaming

by Warner Chaves

Using only Azure services and Power BI streaming capabilities, you can build real-time dashboards. This course will teach you how to use Azure services for real-time data analysis, and how to use the built-in streaming visualization in Power BI.

What you'll learn

As businesses rely more and more on their data, more demands are made to put this data in the hands of users as fast as possible.

In this course, Delivering Real-time Data with Azure and Power BI Streaming, you will gain the ability to build real-time dashboards without managing any infrastructure, using only Azure services and Power BI streaming capabilities.

First, you will learn to push data into Event Hubs.
Next, you will discover how to analyze the data with Stream Analytics.
Finally, you will explore the different real-time visuals Power BI offers and how to use them to build real-time auto-refreshing dashboards.

When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Azure and Power BI needed to deliver your business data at the speed of light.

Course FAQ

What is Power BI?

Power BI is an interactive data visualization and analytics tool for buisness intelligence by Microsoft. It allows you to create dashboards and reports for the metrics you want, with a user friendly interface.

What is Power BI streaming?

Power BI lets you stream data and update dashboards in real time with its real-time streaming capability. It can even display data visualizations in real time based on those updates.

What will I learn in this course?

This course will teach you to build real-time dashboards with Azure and Power BI Streaming. Some of the main topics covered include:

  • Real-time data architecture
  • Consuming data through even hubs
  • Stream analytics fundamentals
  • Ingesting streaming data into Power BI
  • Building real-time visualizations with Power BI
  • Much more
Who should take this course?

Anyone who wants to learn Power BI streaming should take this course. If you want to be able to deliver fast, reliable data in real-time, you should definitely check it out.

About the author

Warner is a SQL Server Certified Master, MVP, and Solutions Architect at Pythian, a global Canada-based company specializing in data and infrastructure services. A brief stint in .NET programming led to his early DBA formation, working for enterprise customers in Hewlett-Packard's ITO organization. From HP he transitioned to his current position at Pythian, managing multiple clients of different sizes and industries. He leads a highly-talented team of data professionals that keep things running ... more

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