Power BI Premium

Our regular host is down for the count with the flu; however, the podcast must go on! In this episode, we answer a listener-submitted question about Power BI Premium. Kevin and Eugene take us through Sachin Gangwar’s questions. We hope you will submit your question for a future episode!

Listen to Learn

00:30     Intro to the team & topic
01:34     Compañero Shout-Outs
02:16     We start out with Sachin Gangwar’s question
03:53     Can Power BI Premium be used by large companies?
08:40     Cognos is the Greek Titan God of Reporting
10:54     Licensing, advertising, and boat shoes
15:15     Train wrecks, environment management and kidnapping
20:57     User management – see Episode 191
24:34     What about Power BI Embedded?
26:13     Best possible podcast episode ever
27:58     Closing Thoughts

By default, all the important features are in Pro. The only time that they put something in Premium is generally whenever it would be so computationally- or storage-expensive that they need to justify more computational resources to support it.

Eugene Meidinger

Meet the Hosts

carlos chacon headshot

Carlos Chacon

With more than 10 years of working with SQL Server, Carlos helps businesses ensure their SQL Server environments meet their users’ expectations. He can provide insights on performance, migrations, and disaster recovery. He is also active in the SQL Server community and regularly speaks at user group meetings and conferences. He helps support the free database monitoring tool found at databasehealth.com and provides training through SQL Trail events.

eugene meidinger headshot

Eugene Meidinger

Eugene works as an independent BI consultant and Pluralsight author, specializing in Power BI and the Azure Data Platform. He has been working with data for over 8 years and speaks regularly at user groups and conferences. He also helps run the GroupBy online conference.

kevin feasel headshot

Kevin Feasel

Kevin is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and proprietor of Catallaxy Services, LLC, where he specializes in T-SQL development, machine learning, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL, president of the Triangle Area SQL Server Users Group, and author of the books PolyBase Revealed (Apress, 2020) and Finding Ghosts in Your Data: Anomaly Detection Techniques with Examples in Python (Apress, 2022). A resident of Durham, North Carolina, he can be found cycling the trails along the triangle whenever the weather's nice enough.

Want to Submit Some Feedback?

Did we miss something or not quite get it right? Want to be a guest or suggest a guest/topic for the podcast?

Let's find what you're looking for