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Demystifying Power BI — Data Management

A summary and overview of data management and supporting components in the Power BI ecosystem

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Data Model

Types of Data Models

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Table Storage Modes

Dataset Modes (aka Model Framework)

Dataset Connectivity Modes

Data Preparation & Cleansing

Dataflows and Datamarts are created using Power Query Online, a web-based version of the same Power Query engine used in Power BI Desktop.

Data Refresh

Types of Data Refresh

Methods for Data Refresh

Supporting Components


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