When developing in AL creating permission sets isn’t the must fun thing to do…. I thought it must be possible to find a better tool than editing the xml file manually and found some inspiration here. Based on that I created this excel sheet that you can use to create a permission set xml file.
I have known for a long time that data privacy checks can have an impact on the performance of data refresh in Power BI and Excel, but on a recent performance tuning engagement I had the chance to observe just how much of a difference changing these settings can make
In NAV when building a custom report that deals with totalling the amount by multiple G/L accounts by week then the report becomes tough to read as well as develop in standard SSRS Report. A possible and easy workaround is dumping all the entries in the Excel and performing the pivot table operation on the entries to give a precise results.
My posts from two weeks ago (see here and here) on using Process Monitor to troubleshoot the performance of Power Query queries made me wonder about another question: how does the performance of reading data from CSV files compare to the performance of reading data from Excel files? I think most experienced Power Query users in either Power BI or Excel know that Excel data sources perform pretty badly but I had never done any proper tests.