Merging Queries

A common requirement when building BI solutions is the need to join two tables together to form a new result that includes some columns from both tables in a single query. Fortunately, Power BI makes this task very simple with the Merge Queries feature. Using this feature requires that you select two tables and then determine which column or columns will be the basis of how the two queries are merged. After determining the appropriate columns for your join, you will select a join type. The join types are listed here with the description that is provided within the product.

  • Left Outer (all from first, matching from second)
  • Right Outer (all from second, matching from first)
  • Full Outer (all rows from both)
  • Inner (only matching ...

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