Power BI in the Enterprise – A Conversation with Asgeir Gunnarsson

As I continue to explore and develop best practices for managing serious business-scale Power BI solutions, I’m having conversations with recognized community leaders. In November, I chatted with Ásgeir Gunnarsson on the SQL Train ride from Portland to PASS Summit in Seattle. Ásgeir is a data platform MVP and seasoned Business Intelligence expert from Reykjavik, Iceland who works as Chief Consultant for Datheos, a Microsoft-focused BI and Analytics consultancy in Copenhagen. He leads the Icelandic Power BI User Group and PASS Chapter.

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Using PowerShell in the Azure Portal

Using PowerShell in the Azure Portal

Did you know that the Azure Portal has a feature to connect using PowerShell in the cloud? With this there’s no need to connect using local PowerShell; simply connect, authenticate and start running commands on your Azure site. In this post, I’ll demo how to use this nice feature.

Tom WardUsing PowerShell in the Azure Portal
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What is Azure Automation?

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So, what do you know about Azure Automation? In this post, I’ll fill you in on this cool, cloud-based automation service that provides you the ability to configure process automation, update management and system configuration, which is managed across your on-premises resources, as well as your Azure cloud-based resources.

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Why Should You Use Azure Automation and Scripting?

PRAG_Banner_AzureEveryday_600x250-1.pngAzure offers a wealth of features and benefits. I believe one of the most underutilized benefits of Azure is that we can script pretty much everything within Azure. Not only that, but we can save our infrastructure as code now (which is awesome), so we can save an entire build out of all our servers as a code script and deploy it somewhere else.

Tom WardWhy Should You Use Azure Automation and Scripting?
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External Access to Azure Storage


There are multiple ways to allow external access to Azure storage accounts, some better (and more secure) than others. Today, I’d like to share with you 3 methods to access your storage accounts externally, as well as the preferred methods for doing so.

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