Boost Your Analytics with Machine Learning for SQL Nerds slide deck and other pointers for DBAs on performance (setup + improvement)
Use Azure Data Lake Tool in Visual Studio for developing and testing locally. Watch out for stale versions that may cause issues with creating / managing local databases,
To successfully Direct Connect to Azure SQL Database from PowerBI.com, you’ll need to enable “Access to Azure services” on Azure SQL Database via Azure Portal. Here’s a quick how to.
What I love about “Power Query for Power BI and Excel” is that it is full of useful tips and tricks on Power Query and the chapters are written layer upon layer to build you from minimal (or no knowledge) to functional / practical knowledge on Power Query.