Whenever using Power BI, a data connection is required. In this chapter, you'll be introduced to commonly used data connections for Power BI. You'll also get an insight into the data connection features of Power BI Serice while finally having the chance to carry out your own database connection.
It's time to take the next step in your data connections journey! Through hands-on exercises, you will interact with a new database connection and learn how different settings can be changed. You'll also learn about the different storage modes offered by Power BI and how you can use coding to alter the import process.
In this chapter, you'll learn how to create parameters that can be used for incremental refreshes. You will also implement an incremental refresh on your data connection. Finally, you'll understand how M Language can be utilized to tackle issues with your data import processes.