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How to Get the Dataset to Practice Power BI

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This Blog  will walk you through different websites to get sample data for power bi to practice

  1. Go to the Microsoft documentation, link as below.

You can access the dataset or actual source itself for all the samples.  You can download file on service or as a .pbix or Excel workbook .
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2) Northwind Database
sql-server-samples/samples/databases/northwind-pubs at master · microsoft/sql-server-samples · GitHub

dataset can be install into SQL database ,Go to the page and it will guide you through step by step process to install SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) . if you already have SSMS install just follow the instructions, run the script to create the Northwind dataset into your database

3) Maven Analytics

If you are looking for the unique dataset to work, this is the best source. Click on the any database and it will give you information about the dataset. You can preview the data and download the data.

4) London Datastore
London Datastore provide you with different  data format with different topics

5) Kaggle

Kaggle has tons of user created dataset to play with. you can filter the type of dataset you want to download


6)Work out Wednesday


Work out Wednesday provide us with variety of dataset .



7) Online data generator
Online Data Generator gives you flexibility to specify the no of records to export and export type.

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Datahub has collection of data for different Fields.

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Just enter the keyword for data and it provide you with respective dataset.

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‘What are you waiting for? Download the sample data and take a deep dive in Microsoft

Power BI.

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Vaibhav Punwatkar

Vaibhav Punwatkar is a Senior Technical Consultant at Perficient. He is a Power BI developer and Power BI service Consultant. Vaibhav is excited to share his knowledge about Power BI and is open to suggestions from readers.

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