I did my Microsoft DA-100 Power BI exam this morning and I passed! My 2020 milestone has finally been achieved after working with Power BI for the last 9 months or so. It took about 1 month for me to prepare and revise before taking the courage to pull the trigger. This explains why TheBabylonians blog has been pretty inactive lately.

1. What is the Microsoft DA-100 Power BI Certification?

To start off, this DA-100 cert is actually a new certification released by Microsoft in 2020. This exam would replace the old 70-778 Analyzing and Visualizing Data with Microsoft Power BI. The difference is Microsoft wants to focus certification more towards role-based rather than specific skill sets.

DA-100 is a data analyst associate role that tests your understanding and ability to use Power BI to generate business value.

Power BI is not difficult to learn and get started, but the learning curve can get steep when it comes to