Topic: Optimization

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Capturing Power BI queries using DAX Studio

This article describes how to use DAX Studio to capture DAX queries generated by Power BI. Analyzing DAX queries can be helpful to better understand performance issues, and to improve the writing of DAX queries.  Read more

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DAX Studio 2.7 – Improved Debug Experience

DAX Studio 2.7 largely improved the debug experience by adding several feature described in this video: Tooltips for column statistics, capture all queries, and generate dependent measures.  Watch now

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Physical and Virtual Relationships in DAX

DAX calculations can leverage relationships present in the data model, but you can obtain the same result without physical relationships, applying equivalent filters using specific DAX patterns. This article show a more efficient technique to apply virtual relationships in DAX…  Read more

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Optimizing DAX expressions involving multiple measures

Writing measures referencing other measures is in general a good idea that simplifies the DAX code, but you might face specific bottlenecks. This article describes which performance issues might arise when different measures aggregate the same column using different filter…  Read more

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Filter Arguments in CALCULATE

A filter argument in CALCULATE is always an iterator. Finding the right granularity for it is important to control the result and the performance. This article describes the options available to create complex filters in DAX.  Read more