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Analyzing large datasets with Power Pivot in Microsoft excel

Excel is a spreadsheet software package introduced by Microsoft in the year 1987. It is specifically used to handle sets of large data and perform required operations that include mathematical, statistical, and analytical operations like regression, classification, sum, average, correlation, diversity analysis, feasibility analysis, etc., with the help of pre-defined ad custom definable tools provided by Excel. Nevertheless, every coin has two sides, and so does excel. The disadvantages of excel can range from lagging while handling lengthy rows or columns or crashing while performing strenuous functions, leading to the loss of data. Here comes the utilization of Power Pivot that helps in more efficient handling of the large sets of Metadata without any sensible disadvantage. Power Pivot is a feature updated to the existing excels in 2010 by Microsoft that enables the user to use pivot tables easily on huge sets of data. The data can easily be fed into a single workbook regardless of their multiple and different sources and thus makes working with them much easier. Steps to use:- - Look for the default inclusion of Power Pivot in your excel package on the official website of Microsoft Excel Certification. If it is not provided, the add-on tool can be downloaded for free and added to the excel package easily. - Next, activate the add-in or pre-loaded tool. - Add it to the working excel ribbon on your computer window.