Topic: Power Pivot

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  • One of the first concepts to learn in DAX is the difference between calculated columns and measures. This article shortly recaps the differences and describes when to use each one.  Read more

  • This article explains how to use SUMMARIZECOLUMNS, which is a replacement of SUMMARIZE and does not require the use of ADDCOLUMNS to obtain good performance.  Read more

  • USERELATIONSHIP lets you temporarily change which relationship is active. Even though USERELATIONSHIP is easy to work with in measures, it can be challenging and give you inaccurate results when used in calculated columns. In this article, we describe the details…  Read more

  • This article explains how to avoid circular dependency errors that can occur in DAX when two or more entities (calculated columns or calculated tables) reference one another in such a way that the engine cannot compute their value.  Read more

  • Analyzing table and column size is an important step in optimizing a data model for Power Pivot, Power BI, or Analysis Services Tabular. This article describes VertiPaq Analyzer, an Excel workbook to analyze detailed information extracted from Dynamic Management Views.  Read more

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