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Anonymous
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Power BI Desktop - Import data

Hi Everyone,

 

Im trying to import 26 millons row (this is one year sales) from an SQL server, but its not loading.  This is because Power BI limitations? my license limitation ( Power Bi Pro ) ? My laptop limitation?

 

I would appreaciate a lot all your answers

 

thanks 🙂 

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@Anonymous,

Could you please post the error message that you get?

As mentioned in the article I post, DirectQuery mode is useful for large data because Power BI Desktop doesn't load all the data in this case.
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Regard,
Lydia

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
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@Anonymous,


What error message do you get? The issue has nothing to do with the license. 

Since you import a large amount of data from SQL Server into Power BI Desktop, please use DirectQuery mode instead of import mode. Please review the following article about DirectQuery mode and import mode.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/desktop-directquery-about

Regards,
Lydia

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
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Anonymous
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Hi Lydia,

 

thanks for your answer, can you tell why should i use the direct method for larger data?

 

 

 

@Anonymous,

Could you please post the error message that you get?

As mentioned in the article I post, DirectQuery mode is useful for large data because Power BI Desktop doesn't load all the data in this case.
1.PNG

Regard,
Lydia

Community Support Team _ Lydia Zhang
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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