SQLBits 2018

Using Analysis Services MD as a Data Source for Power BI

Learn how to get the most of your SSAS MD cubes when using Power BI as a front-end
In this session you’ll learn everything you need to know about using Analysis Services Multidimensional as a data source for Power BI. Topics covered will include the difference between importing data and live connections, how SSAS objects such as cubes and dimensions are surfaced – or not – in Power BI, how to design your cubes so that your users get the best experience in Power BI, how MDX calculations behave, and performance problems to watch out for.