Introducing the new Power BI Premium “Gen-2” Architecture

At Microsoft Ignite this week, the Power BI team unveiled the next generation of the architecture for their “dedicated capacity” customers. This architecture promises to resolve many of the issues… Continue reading Introducing the new Power BI Premium “Gen-2” Architecture

The Power BI Premium Pricing Model – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

*Update – October 2017* – This post is still valid but more options are now available. I have another post outlining the changes here.  On May 3, Microsoft announced sweeping… Continue reading The Power BI Premium Pricing Model – The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

SQL Server 2016–Which Edition Do You Need for Business Intelligence?

For the past several releases, SQL Server has come in 6 possible editions. Developer, Express, Web, Standard, Business Intelligence, and Enterprise. Developer, Express and Web are for specific workloads, which… Continue reading SQL Server 2016–Which Edition Do You Need for Business Intelligence?