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Calculation Groups in DAX – first impressions

Microsoft announced at SqlBits a very important feature for DAX: Calculation Groups. These are my first impression about the new feature and the impact it will have on Analysis Services and Power BI.  Read more

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Why Smart Filter Pro does not use IAP

This week OKViz released Smart Filter Pro 2.0.5, which is the first commercial version of a custom visual for Power BI produced by OKViz. This is the first of other rich and advanced visuals that will be released in the…  Read more

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Detect missing parameters in DAX queries

Yesterday I answered to a question related to parameters in DAX that could be useful to other readers who use DAX in Reporting Services (SSRS): how to manage missing parameters of a DAX query? I wrote an article in the…  Read more

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DAX error messages in Power BI

This article describes the real meaning of and the required action for a few common error messages that can appear when users define DAX expressions in Power BI.  Read more

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Naming variables in DAX

There is an existing limitation in the current version of DAX, regarding what names you provide to variables in a DAX expression: a variable name cannot be the name of a table in the data model. This is not a…  Read more

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What has happened in the DAX world in 2018

We are approaching the end of 2018, so it is a good time to review what happened in the DAX world this year, what we’ve been up to at SQLBI and what is going to happen in 2019. New DAX…  Read more

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Understanding numeric data type conversions in DAX

This article describes how DAX automatically converts data types in arithmetic operations. These small details can cause and explain differences in results when using the same operations in other languages.  Read more