Quick Tips: Registering SQL Server Profiler as an External Tool in Power BI Desktop

Quick Tips: Registering SQL Server Profiler as an External Tool in Power BI Desktop

If you are trying to diagnose your data models in Power BI Desktop, registering SQL Server Profiler as an external tool can be extremely helpful. In 2016, a blog post was written outlining how to connect to the underlying Power BI Desktop model from various different tools, including SQL Server Management Studio, Excel, and SQL Server Profiler.

If you want to learn how to register SQL Server Profiler as an External Tool in Power BI Desktop, this tutorial is for you. By following the instructions outlined in this post, you can make use of one of the most versatile and powerful tools in the SQL Server arsenal. This tutorial is a must-read for anyone looking to master the art of SQL Server Profiler integration with Power BI Desktop.

So whether you are a seasoned BI professional looking to enhance your Power BI modeling experience or just getting started with data modeling, this tutorial will help you to get the most out of your Power BI Desktop toolset.

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