What are Building Blocks in Power BI, Examplain Power BI components and Building Blocks in detail.

The following are the Building Blocks (or) Key components of Power BI

- Visualizations

- Datasets

- Reports

- Dashboards

- Tiles


Visualization is a visual representation of data.

Pie Chart, Line Graph, Side by Side Bar Charts, Graphical Presentation of the source data on top of geographical map, tree map etc.


Dataset is a collection of data that Power BI uses to create its visualizations.

Excel sheets, oracle or sql server tables.


Report is a collection of visualizations that appear together on one or more pages.

Sales by Country, State, City Report, Logistic Performance Report, Profit by Products report etc.


Dashboard is single layer presentation of multiple visualization. i.e we can integrate one or more visualizations in to one page layer.

Sales dashboard can have pie charts, geographical maps and bar charts.


Tile is a single visualization in a report or on a dashboard.

Pie Chart in Dashboard or Report.


Functions in Power BI dashboards

What is the default visual interaction in Power BI ?
How to change default visual settings in Power BI ?
How many types of interactions are there in Power BI ?.

What is DAX in Power BI ?
How to implement DAX in Power BI ?
What are the most commonly used DAX functions in Power BI ?
Sample DAX Formula in Power BI.

Explain Power BI Data Refresh Architecture

Configuring automatic refresh in Power BI

What is Differences between visual level filters, page level filters and report level filters in Power BI

What is Difference between Power BI Desktop and Power BI

Building Blocks in Power BI (or) Components of Power BI.

Difference between Microsoft Business Intelligence MSBI and Power BI. SSIS, SSAS and SSRS.