SolidQ Blogs https://blogs.solidq.com/en/ Sharing our knowledge, BI, SQL Server, Big Data and many more! Mon, 18 Feb 2019 11:17:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.9 PowerBI Bookmarks! What are they for? How can I use them? https://blogs.solidq.com/en/updates/powerbi-bookmarks-what-are-they-for-how-can-i-use-them/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/updates/powerbi-bookmarks-what-are-they-for-how-can-i-use-them/#respond Mon, 18 Feb 2019 09:00:57 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=38566 In this entry, we will show you how to create bookmarks and different scenarios where they may be useful. Bookmarks are basically used to store the status of a specific report page including the filter selection and the visibility of the different objects, allowing the user to return to that same status by simply selecting the saved bookmark.

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Power BI Dataflows: How does the new tool work? https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/power-bi-dataflows-how-does-the-new-tool-work/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/power-bi-dataflows-how-does-the-new-tool-work/#respond Mon, 11 Feb 2019 16:30:10 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=38537 In this blog post, we will show you some information regarding the new Power BI functionality known as Dataflow, that already exists in services such as Office 365. We must highlight that this new service is still in the Beta stages, so it is currently subject to modifications and updates.

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“On the fly” backup and restores without requiring intermediate storage https://blogs.solidq.com/en/sqlserver/on-the-fly-backup-and-restores-without-requiring-intermediate-storage/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/sqlserver/on-the-fly-backup-and-restores-without-requiring-intermediate-storage/#respond Tue, 05 Feb 2019 09:00:42 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=38511 I'm sure that the most "senior" readers will remember the possibilities available in old SQL Server versions to do backups using named pipes. And by older versions, I mean "really old", since this functionality was marked as obsolete in SQL Server 7 and, although it remained in SQL 2000, it was completely removed from SQL Server 2005 and later versions.

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Converting Excel files into csv and uploading files using SSIS https://blogs.solidq.com/en/updates/converting-excel-files-into-csv-and-uploading-files-using-ssis/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/updates/converting-excel-files-into-csv-and-uploading-files-using-ssis/#comments Tue, 22 Jan 2019 09:30:09 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/updates/convertir-ficheros-excel-en-csv-y-cargar-ficheros-usando-ssis/ Convertir un solo fichero Excel a csv se hace rápidamente de forma manual guardando el archivo como .csv desde Excel, el problema es cuando tienes que realizar este proceso con muchos ficheros Excel o necesitas que este cambio de formato se realice de forma automática.

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Measure the Strength of Association Between Two Categorical Variables: Mosaic Plot and Chi-Square Test https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/measure-the-strength-of-association-between-two-categorical-variables-mosaic-plot-and-chi-square-test/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/measure-the-strength-of-association-between-two-categorical-variables-mosaic-plot-and-chi-square-test/#respond Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:56:53 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=37572 How to measure the strength of association between two categorical variables

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Power BI (Audit) Usage Analytics; Get the most out of your Dashboards! https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/power-bi-audit-usage-analytics-get-the-most-out-of-your-dashboards/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/power-bi-audit-usage-analytics-get-the-most-out-of-your-dashboards/#respond Mon, 02 Jul 2018 08:00:05 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=37080 SolidQ has developed a powerful tool through Power BI itself that gives abundant information on the use of the organization´s Dashboards and Reports. Power BI Usage Analytics allows us to know, for example, whether a Dashboard is being used or not, if it is used a lot or a little, who uses them and at what times, what Workspace is used more, as well as compare uses of Reports / Dashboards between several dates, etc

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Creating PowerPoint presentations from R https://blogs.solidq.com/en/sqlserver/creating-powerpoint-presentations-from-r/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/sqlserver/creating-powerpoint-presentations-from-r/#comments Mon, 25 Jun 2018 11:00:51 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=37030 Create a PowerPoint presentation and insert a series of graphics and text programmatically, using the OfficeR and rvg packages together. Take advantage of the occasion to present (for those who do not know) the 'Pipe' operator, very useful when nesting functions.

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Azure ASR and SQL Server https://blogs.solidq.com/en/sqlserver/azure-asr-and-sql-server/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/sqlserver/azure-asr-and-sql-server/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:00:57 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=37021 Learn how to protect a SQL Server virtual machine in Azure from a disaster by replicating from the northern region of Europe to Western Europe. The process of testing the DR environment is straightforward and fast thanks to the automation offered by Azure. Protecting a single machine is only a small step within a DR strategy at the corporate level, which must take into account many more factors, as well as the dependencies between the different resources, services, etc

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What is Machine Learning? https://blogs.solidq.com/en/updates/what-is-machine-learning/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/updates/what-is-machine-learning/#respond Mon, 11 Jun 2018 09:00:31 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=36951 The increasing diversification of the type and volume of data, the cheapening of computational processing costs and storage costs have opened a window of opportunity for the resurgence of a discipline that already existed on paper and among equations: Machine Learning.

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Get data in Power BI from Oracle Database https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/get-data-in-power-bi-from-oracle-database/ https://blogs.solidq.com/en/businessanalytics/get-data-in-power-bi-from-oracle-database/#comments Wed, 02 May 2018 14:07:14 +0000 https://blogs.solidq.com/?p=27468 Microsoft’s Business Analytics Service Power BI, enables us to connect to hundreds of data sources and produce beautiful reports that can be consumed on the web and across mobile devices, in order to deliver insights throughout our entire organization. In this post, I will walk you through the process to get data in Power BI […]

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