Data visualization and consumption tools over Azure Analysis Services (Azure AS) sometimes store data caches to enhance report interactivity for users. The Power BI service, for example, caches dashboard tile data and report data for initial load for Live Connect reports. This post introduces the new governance setting called ClientCacheRefreshPolicy to disable automatic cache refreshes.
We are pleased to announce Azure Analysis Services now provides integration with cloud data sources residing on Azure Virtual Networks (VNets). Organizations use VNets for enhanced security and isolation. Cloud data sources such as Azure SQL DW and Azure Database can be secured with VNet endpoints.
Since being generally available in April 2017, Azure Analysis Services has quickly become the clear choice for enterprise organizations delivering corporate BI in the cloud.
We are pleased to introduce the REST API for Azure Analysis Services. Using any programming language that supports REST calls, you can now perform asynchronous data-refresh operations. This includes…
Built on the proven analytics engine in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services, Azure Analysis Services delivers enterprise-grade BI semantic modeling capabilities with the scale, flexibility, and…
We are pleased to announce that Azure Analysis Services is integrated with Azure Monitor Resource Diagnostic Logs. Diagnostic logging is a key feature for IT owned BI implementations. We have taken…
Server aliases for Azure Analysis Services allow users to connect to an alias server name instead of the server name exposed in the Azure portal. This can be used in the following scenarios.…
Azure Analysis Services presents considerable opportunities for automation of administrative tasks including server provisioning, scale up/down, pause/resume, model management, data refresh, deployment, etc. This can leverage cloud efficiencies and helps ensure the repeatability and reliability of mission-critical systems.
Relational-database schema comparison and merging is a well-established market. Leading products include SSDT Schema Compare and Redgate SQL Compare, which is partially integrated into Visual Studio.…
Following the announcement barely a couple of weeks ago that 1400 models are now in Azure Analysis Services, we haven’t stopped there! We are pleased to announce the following further features for 1400 models in Azure.