Leveraging Timely On-premises Data with Power BI

Power BI is a powerful cloud-based reporting tool. This course will show you how you can tie your on-premises data to the cloud for timely reporting. Software required: Power BI Desktop.
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(47)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 7, 2017
Duration
1h 23m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(47)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 7, 2017
Duration
1h 23m
Description

Sometimes when using Power BI, you need to access fresh on-premises data. In this course, Leveraging Timely On-premises Data with Power BI, you'll learn how to implement and configure a data gateway. First, you'll discover what data gateways are. Next, you'll explore how to install and configure them. Finally, you'll learn alternate query modes for faster refreshes. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge to tie your Power BI reports to your on-premises data. Software required: Power BI Desktop.

About the author
About the author

Starting out as an accidental DBA and developer, Eugene Meidinger now focuses primarily on BI consulting. He has been working with SQL Server for five years now, and is certified in Querying and Administering SQL Server 2012. He regularly presents at various SQL Saturday events.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Eugene Meidinger, and welcome to my course Leveraging Timely On-premises Data with Power BI. I'm a business intelligence consultant at All Lines Technology. In this course, we're going to learn how to blend the capabilities of Power BI's cloud reporting with the richness of your on-premises data. Some of the major topics we will cover include what data gateways are, installing data gateways, administering data gateways, and moving to real-time data. By the end of this course, you'll know how to access your on-premises data with reports that live in the cloud. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with Power BI and how to create basic reports in it. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn data gateways with the Leveraging Timely On-premises Data with Power BI course, at Pluralsight.