Go, get’em, Sherlock! Doing Data Profiling in Power BI like a PRO. Being a “data-detective” doesn’t sound appealing to you? Check why you should reconsider your stance
Do you like reading crime stories? Personally, I adore them. And, when I was younger, I admired Sherlock Holmes and Hercule Poirot so much, that I wanted to become like them when I grow up :)
What were these two characters best in? They could infallible profile the people, collect the facts based on that profiling, so in the end, everything looked so easy and obvious — like anyone can do that!
Honestly, my detective skills were not even close enough to be successful in that “job”. But, instead of profiling people, I decided to profile the data…
According to Ralph Kimball, data profiling is a systematic upfront analysis of the content of a data source. There are multiple keywords in this sentence, but let’s just focus on a few of them:
There are multiple types of data profiling techniques:
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