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3. Loading Data from Databases and Data Warehouses

Adam Aspin
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Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, UK
 
Much of the world’s corporate data currently resides in relational databases, data warehouses, and data warehouse appliances. Power BI Desktop can connect to many (if not most) of the world’s leading databases and data warehouses. Not only that, but it can also connect to many of the lesser-known or more niche data sources that are currently available. This chapter will show you how to extract data from several of these data sources to power your analytics using Power BI Desktop. Indeed, you will discover that once you have learned how to connect to one or ...

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