Chapter 5: Desktop Performance Analyzer

In the previous chapter, we looked at ways to get performance and usage information from the Power BI service through reports and logs. This is real-world data that's provided by Microsoft through various features, though there are currently some limitations as to what questions it can answer. For Power BI reports, we often need to know whether visuals, queries, or combinations thereof are slow. Some of this granularity isn't available from the Power BI service in production at the time of writing. However, you can get much more granular performance information in Power BI Desktop through the built-in Performance Analyzer.

As we progress through this book, you will learn how the end user report performance ...

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