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Naming temporary columns in DAX

This article describes a naming convention for temporary columns in DAX expressions to avoid ambiguity with the measure reference notation.  Read more

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VertiPaq Analyzer 2.0 Preview 1

In 2015 I released the first version of VertiPaq Analyzer, a tool to quickly analyze the structure and data distribution of a Tabular model that can be used with Analysis Services and Power BI.  Read more

article – DAX 101

Previous year up to a certain date

This article describes how to compute previous year values up to a certain date. This is useful in case the data is presenting incomplete months or years.  Read more

DAX Patterns

ABC Classification – Dynamic

The dynamic version of the ABC Classification pattern is an extension of the Dynamic Segmentation pattern It groups items such as Products or Customers into segments based on their cumulated sales and how much they contributed to the total sales…  www.sqlbi.com


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The Definitive Guide to DAX – 2nd Edition

The Definitive Guide to DAX (Business intelligence with Microsoft Excel, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Power BI) is the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to Microsoft’s DAX language for business intelligence and analytics. While other books cover only the basics, this guide offers expert guidance on everything intermediate-to-advanced Excel users and BI professionals need to know, from the basics to innovative high-performance techniques. Read more