Microsoft newly announced a piece of very exciting news that Azure Purview now supports Power BI. This is massive news from a data governance point of view. Azure Purview is the next generation of Azure Data Catalog with more metadata discovery power and the ability to use sensitivity labels. After reading the news, I immediately decided to set up my test environment and give it a go. I followed the steps mentioned in this article on the Microsoft documentation website but I faced some difficulties to get it to work. And here we are, another blog post to help you to set up the Azure Purview for Power BI.
Note: In this blog post I am not intending to explain what Azure Purview is. You can find heaps of useful information here.
Creating an Azure Purview Resource
We first need to have an Azure subscription, if you don’t have, don’t worry, you can start your Azure free trial subscription here. The following steps explain how to set up Azure Purview for Power BI:Login to the Azure Portal
- Click Create a resource button
2. Type in Purview in the search box
3. Click Azure Purview
4. Click the Create button
5. Select your Subscription
6. Select a Resource group or Create new if you don’t have any
7. Type in a name in the Purview account name text box
8. Select the Location
9. Click Review + Create (if you require to do more configurations click Next:Configuration > button)
At this point, Azure validates the configurations and requirements. You may get an error message like below:Continue reading “Power BI Governance, Good Practices: Setting up Azure Purview for Power BI”