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From SQL to DAX: Joining Tables

This updated article about how to join tables in DAX now includes also NATURALOUTERLEFTJOIN and NATURALINNERJOIN, with practical examples of how to use them. Read more »



Time Intelligence in
Power BI

In this 1-hour session video, Marco Russo explains how to compute classical time intelligence with the built-in Power BI tools and DAX functions. Watch now »



Next courses (June, July and August)

Last seats in United States:
Seattle (Optimizing DAX)
Chicago (Mastering DAX)
July and August in Australia:
Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth (Mastering DAX)
Sydney (Data Modeling for Power BI)
Last data modeling course in Netherlands:
Amsterdam (Data Modeling for Power BI)
Last DAX courses in Europe:
Vienna (Mastering DAX)
Amsterdam (Mastering DAX)



Latest news on Power BI and SSAS

• Incremental refresh in Power BI Premium
Christian Wade explains how to use the incremental refresh available in Power BI with Premium capacity. The feature is in preview and there are rumors about a future availability in shared capacity, too (Power BI Pro). Read more »
• Power BI Premium capacity resource management
Microsoft documented how the Power BI Premium Capacity manages memory and CPU to optimize the performance. This is useful to evaluate whether a different capacity can help or not. Read more »
• Announcing dashboard theming in the Power BI Service
Microsoft released Dashboard theming in Power BI service. You can change background color and image, including an animated GIF. Now you have more ways to make a dashboard unreadable! Read more »
• Query folding when importing data from SSAS to Power BI
Chris Webb describes how to tell whether query folding is taking place when importing data from Analysis Services in Power BI and Excel Power Query. Read more »