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POWER BI - EXCEL 2016 EXERCISES
Exercise: Import from 4 different data sources to create a data model
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All of the files that you'll need for this exercise are contained in the folder whose name is given above. First open the Excel workbook called Purchases, and link this to a PowerPivot data model:
Make the range of data contained in the workbook into a table (and give this table a name), before adding it as a linked table to your data model.
Now import into this PowerPivot data model the Excel workbook called Families.xlsx.
So far, so good!
- Import the table called Products from the Access database called Cornucopia (a poor name as it turns out); then
- Copy the table from the Word document called Habitats, and paste this into your model (call it Habitats, not surprisingly).
Create the obvious relationships between your four tables, and use the resulting data model to create the following pivot table:
The data has been subtly altered from the SQL Server Make-a-Mammal database, so you can't cheat!
Save this workbook as Amazing PowerPivot, then close it down.