Part 1 – How to Load Binary Data from AdventureWorks Database into a Power Query Data Model and Publish in Power View Report – Part 1


Hi All,

This is a blog for Self help on Loading images / Pictures (Binary Data) into the Data Model of Power Pivot / Power Query and showing the same in Power View Reports

 

  • Download and install the latest Power Query Version: 2.15.3722.242 -> Available at http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=39379

  • Open Power Pivot -> Click Manage

  • Click Home->From Database “SQL Server” – Server “Localhost”

  • SELECT "Write a query that will specify the data to import and Click NEXT -> Type the SQL Statement as “SELECT distinct P.ProductModelID as ID , P.Name as ProductName ,PP.ThumbNailPhoto FROM Production.vProductModelCatalogDescription P  inner join Production.ProductPhoto PP on PP.ProductPhotoID = P.ProductPhotoID “

  • Rename the “Query” to “ProductPhotos”

This Blog is continued in the following Page

 http://blogs.msdn.com/b/business_intelligence1/archive/2014/09/08/part-2-how-to-load-binary-data-from-adventureworks-database-into-a-power-query-data-model-and-publish-in-power-view-report-part-2.aspx


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