3 September 2023
Guest Blog – Power BI Service
🤔 𝐖𝐡𝐲 𝐝𝐨 𝐰𝐞 𝐧𝐞𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐏𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐫 𝐁𝐈 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞?
Publish reports from the Desktop to the Service means moving reports from local to shared networking, others can also utilise our work.
💁♀️ 𝐒𝐨 𝐡𝐨𝐰 𝐝𝐨𝐞𝐬 𝐢𝐭 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐤?
a. It is a web-based resource management platform.
b. It holds my workspace (highest private) and can also create APP workspaces to group and share resources under our account, each workspace can have datasets, reports, dashboards, dataflows, datamarts (premium tier: support Power Query Editor + SQL/Visual query + Report Building, provide Desktop experience), and scoreboards.
c. Premium tier also has the deployment pipeline function which can help development by staging workspaces.
d. These resources can be shared extensively via creating APPs.
👉 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐨𝐰𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞: 𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐭𝐨 𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐧𝐭𝐚𝐢𝐧 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐬𝐞𝐜𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐚 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐞𝐫𝐯𝐢𝐜𝐞 𝐰𝐡𝐞𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐝𝐚𝐭𝐚 𝐛𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐬 𝐡𝐚𝐥𝐟-𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜?
Firstly, schedule refresh for the updated information and apply sensitivity labels for datasets if needed.
Secondly, for internal workers during the development process, grant them one of 4 roles with the least privilege to change the workspace: Viewer < Contributor < Member < Admin
Thirdly, for consumers or external users, grant them viewer roles for the published APPs.
Additionally, in one report, row-level security can make sure viewers only read the information they need.
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