As most of you guys know Power BI Desktop is released. I should say, it’s awesome. There are heaps of changes in compare with its preview edition Power BI Designer. I’ve written a series of posts regarding creating a report and dashboard using Power BI Designer before. You can find them here. Now I want to explain the same thing in Power BI Desktop. I’ll cover lots of new features in this post and I hope you enjoy it.
- Open Power BI Desktop
- Click on Get Data. You can also get data from recent data sources or even open a predefined report stored in pbix format
- We use Adventure Works DW 2012 database as sample, you can open your real world data source
- Click on “SQL Server Database” then “Connect”
- In this sample we are connecting to a “SQL Server Database”
- Click “Connect”