Marco Russo's Blog posts of 2021

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What happened in the DAX world in 2021

The second year of the pandemic is coming to a close and despite the many uncertainties, we are all striving to push forward and look ahead. For sure, it is a good moment to see what happened in the DAX…  Read more

Setting the right permissions for users of composite models

When you create and publish a composite model using DirectQuery for Power BI datasets and Analysis Services, you should pay attention to the minimal permissions required to consume data. For example, consider the following scenario: Base is a shared dataset…  Read more

Common mistakes in big data models – Live Event

Don’t miss the upcoming free SQLBI live event on Friday April 16, 2021! Join Adam Saxton, Alberto Ferrari, Patrick LeBlanc, and Marco Russo to discuss common mistakes in big data models. Proper data modeling will be a hot topic in…  Read more

Introducing is a new website by SQLBI where you can write and run DAX queries over a sample Contoso database. The goal of is purely educational: if you are learning DAX or are merely curious to test a new…  Read more

Testing SQLBI Live Q&A

In the past few months, we delivered an increasing number of sessions online. It did the job as a replacement for in-person events, but we did not particularly enjoy the lack of interaction among other limitations. We want to provide…  Read more