Topic: Tabular

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Challenge your #dax skills with DAX Puzzle #powerbi #powerpivot

Last week we launched a new page in SQLBI website: DAX Puzzle (you can also use www.daxpuzzle.com ). The idea is very simple: we describe a scenario, we ask to solve a problem in that scenario and we might provide some hint to help you finding the solution.  Read more

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Fix performance issue of pivot tables with Tabular models

If you use SSAS Tabular, this is a very important news! Microsoft released a very important update for Analysis Services 2012 that provides performance improvements to pivot tables connected to an Analysis Services Tabular model: it is SQL Server 2012  Read more

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Don’t ignore the Context Transition in #dax

Almost 3 years ago I wrote an article with the rules for DAX code formatting . If you quickly look at the article, you might think that it is all about readability of the code, and this is fundamentally true. But there two rules that have a particular  Read more

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Back to the basic: #dax primers for new #powerbi users

The growing adoption of Power BI Desktop is gathering new users of the DAX language. At the same time, there are a few new features, such as bidirectional filter propagation, that introduce new concepts to existing knowledge. For this reason, in the last  Read more

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Large Dimensions in SSAS Tabular #ssas #vertipaq

After many years of helping several companies around the world creating small and large data models using SQL Server Analysis Services Tabular, I’ve seen a common performance issue that is underestimated at design time. The VertiPaq engine in SSAS Tabular  Read more

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New features in DAX Editor #dax #tabular #ssas

In the last few weeks I and Teo Lachev took the ownership of DAX Editor code. It is an add-in for Visual Studio that allows you to edit DAX measures in a text editor instead of using the Measure grid. It also provides other features (such as editing measures  Read more