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Frictionless Renaming in Tabular Models with Analysis Services

The names used for table, columns, and measures in DAX cannot be renamed without breaking existing DAX formulas. This article describes how to leverage translations to decouple user interface from internal model names in Analysis Services Tabular.

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DateTool dimension: an alternative Time Intelligence implementation

Year-To-Date and Difference-Over-Previos-Year (or Year-Over-Year Growth) are among the most required features of any user. Some OLAP client (like ProClarity) offers features that try to solve this problem client-side, but I don’t like this approach given

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DateTool dimension: an alternative Time Intelligence implementation

Year-To-Date and Difference-Over-Previos-Year (or Year-Over-Year Growth) are among the most required features of any user. Some OLAP client (like ProClarity) offers features that try to solve this problem client-side, but I don’t like this approach given that you might have a server-side feature doing that (so you don’t discriminate Excel

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BIDS Helper beta 0.9

BIDS Helper is an addin for Visual Studio that really improves productivity developing solutions for Analysis Services. Today I tested it and looking for its feature I encountered a page describing the “Show Extra Properties” feature… and it links a