Connect Power BI and Microsoft SQL

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Power BI and Microsoft SQL

What are the benefits of connecting Power BI and Microsoft SQL

Connecting Microsoft SQL to Power BI enables users to turn data into visual stories, gain insights from their data, and share findings with others. It also enables users to merge data from multiple sources, access on-premises data with clearly defined security protocols, and schedule automatic refreshes to keep data up to date.

How to connect Power BI and Microsoft SQL

To connect Power BI to Microsoft SQL, you need to have both the Power BI desktop and the Microsoft SQL Server installed on your computer. Then, you need to open Power BI and select ‘Get Data’ then ‘SQL Server’. Enter your server name and credentials and select the database you want to connect to. Finally, click on ‘Load’ and your Power BI will be connected to the Microsoft SQL Server.

What are the benefits of connecting Power BI and Microsoft SQL in a data catalog

Connecting Power BI and Microsoft SQL to Secoda provides a single source of truth for data teams, allowing them to quickly find and understand data. It also provides data governance and security, ensuring data is accurate and secure. Secoda’s automated data catalog makes it easy to find and access the data teams need.

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