If you work with large text input files in your BI process, a good CSV/Text editor is a must have addition in your toolkit. CSVed comes to the rescue.
When you’re in the planning phase of a database project, one of the important questions is how much space your data will take up. Great MSDN resource for SQL database sizing.
Microsoft has provided a way to try out a sandboxed Azure website without having a subscription or making a commitment.
With the speed at which technology changes today, keeping up todate cannot only be a challenge, but also expensive. There are 2 sites listed below that make eBooks available in a number of formats and also over a number of technologies.
This screencast walks you through the creation of an Azure Mobile Service and the demonstration code that is provided. At the end of the 6 minute video you will have a website that accepts input and stores it in an Azure SQL database.
Great captured webinar from the Microsoft Program manager reviewing some of the real word applications of Power BI. The presentation goes over an overview of using Power BI for important metrics and analysis.
A great resource for getting help answering the question, “What’s happening?” in “all the topics” that interest you. AllTop allows you to create your own pages with the topics that interest you.
Datasets for use when either learning or doing demos.
There are 6 sample videos that give a good example of PowerView features. Each of these 5 to 10 min videos have over 5K views and have received very good feedback.
If you are using SharePoint 2013 this resource provides guidance on determining your capacity plan for SQL.