What Those Power BI Processes In Task Manager Mean

Kellyn Pot’vin-Gorman explains what you see in the Task Manager when loooking at an instance of Power BI Desktop:

We can see that there are numerous threads, with a few taking considerable memory over others-  The CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess can be a bit misleading-  It’s Power BI using Chromium to render the visuals that are part of the Power BI Desktop that’s part of the current run.  Chromium (CefSharp.BrowserSubprocess) subprocesses will always come in pairs, one for rendering and one for messaging.

In the Task Manager Details, we can see each of the PIDs that correspond with the processes IDs listed in the logs.  By updating our viewable columns, (right click, choose “threads” and click OK) you can now view how many threads are associated with a given PID.

Read on for more.

Related Posts

Linear Regression With Python In Power BI

Emanuele Meazzo builds a linear regression in Power BI using a Python visual: As a prerequisite, of course, you’ll need to have python installed in your machine, I recommend having an external IDE like Visual Studio Code to write your Python code as the PowerBI window offers zero assistance to coding. You can follow this article in […]

Read More

Replacing Bidirectional Filters with Visual Filters

Alberto Ferrari shows how you can replace bidirectional filters with visual filters in Power BI and improve visual quality: The noticeable thing about the behavior of the slicer is that the two matrices are showing only the brands and colors purchased by Amanda. Yet, the Color slicer is still showing all the colors, even though […]

Read More

Categories

July 2018
MTWTFSS
« Jun Aug »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031