How do things work in the world? Humans are curious beings.
We want to know how things work and perhaps harness them for our own purposes.
In this case, we’re curious about how the Evaluation Model works for Power BI & Power Query when it comes to executing your queries and getting your data.
You can read the official documentation from the Microsoft team here, but in this post I’ll cover the basics, so you can have a quick overview of how things work with Power Query / Power BI and how you can optimize your queries to better harness their engine.
Excel specialist turned into BI specialist using the latest tools from Microsoft for BI – Power BI. He is the co-author of ‘M is for Data Monkey’, blogger and also Youtuber of powerful Excel video Tricks.
He has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP – MCSA: BI Reporting), a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and is one of the international pioneers in Power Pivot, Power Query and Power BI.