SSAS

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Using DAX Editor

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This article describes how to improve the productivity when you editing DAX measures in a SSAS Tabular model by using the DAX Editor for Visual Studio.

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DAX Editor – Introduction

Learn how to install and use DAX Editor for Visual Studio

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DAX Editor

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DAX Editor is an extension to SSDT that makes it easier to edit DAX measures in a Microsoft Analysis Services Tabular project.

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Analyze DirectQuery requests using DAX Studio

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This article describes how DAX Studio can analyze the SQL queries sent to a relational database by Power BI or Analysis Services Tabular in DirectQuery mode.

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Using ALLEXCEPT versus ALL and VALUES

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This article describes the semantic difference between ALLEXCEPT and the joint use of ALL and VALUES, showing practical examples of the different results in Power BI and SSAS 2016.

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Adding a measure to a Tabular model

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This article describes how to add a measure to a Tabular model already deployed on Analysis Services by using C# or PowerShell. This can be useful to deploy user-defined metrics without deploying the entire database.

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Tuning query limits for DirectQuery

This article describes a few query limits existing in DirectQuery for both Power BI and Analysis Services Tabular 2016, explaining when you can modify them.

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Translations in Analysis Services 2016

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Translations are a new feature in Analysis Services Tabular 2016. This article explains how to use this feature and introduce SSAS Tabular Translator, a free tool to edit translations files.

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SSAS Tabular Translator

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SSAS Tabular Translator is an editor for the JSON translation files exported and imported by SQL Server Data Tools for a Tabular model in compatibility version 1200 or later.

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Optimizing DAX expressions involving multiple measures

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Writing measures referencing other measures is in general a good idea that simplifies the DAX code, but you might face specific bottlenecks. This article describes which performance issues might arise when different measures aggregate the same column using different filter arguments, and how to improve efficiency of your DAX code.