Power BI to AWS SQL Server Connection Tutorial

Power BI is a Microsoft business analytics service that allows people to visualize and analyze information efficiently. This powerful yet flexible tool provides users with the ability to connect and analyze a wide range of data.

Besides providing users with benefits in visualization, Power BI also offers excellent out-of-the-box connectivity, such as integration with databases. This is particularly essential for data scientists who operate via SQL.

With Power BI, users have a great live connector to the SQL Server that allows for the easy creation of dashboards, charts, and reports.

In this post, we will guide you through connecting Microsoft…

For your business, one way to optimize your process and maximize performance would be by connecting your Power BI desktop to a MySql AWS (Amazon Web Services) RDS (Relational Database Service) instance. Achieving this may seem daunting, but don’t worry! This article will explain the steps of how to go about it.

Why Connect Power BI to an RDS in AWS?

Connecting Power BI to an Amazon RDS will make it simpler for your company to set up, manage, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It offers scalable capability at a low cost while automating tedious administrative functions like hardware provisioning, database configuration, patching, and backups.

How To Connect Power BI to an RDS


WCI Data Solutions has met demanding certification prerequisites on technical and business levels to get Advanced Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN). Focusing on providing services related to strategy, migration and management of data, this continuing relationship with AWS is a testament to WCI’s commitment to innovation in a world that has embraced moving their data into the cloud.


WCI Data Solutions, a leader in data management and data strategy consulting, is pleased to be named Advanced Consulting Partner for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN)…

WCI Data Solutions helped the National Consumer Panel (NCP) automate the management of consumer panel data by designing and developing a serverless framework using Amazon Web Services.


The National Consumer Panel (NCP) is a joint venture between Nielsen and IRi — the two leading consumer insight providers in the United States. They are a market research panel that focuses on measuring consumer attitudes and behavior. Since 1987, NCP has been gathering panel member’s opinions and shopping data to help manufacturers and retailers make informed decisions on what products to develop, improve, or sell in the market.


NCP came to WCI…

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