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  • Basket Analysis with #dax in #powerpivot and #ssas #tabular

    A few days ago I published a new article on DAX Patterns web site describing how to implement Basket Analysis in DAX. This topic is a very classical one and is also covered in the many-to-many revolution white paper. It has been also discussed in several blog posts, listed here in historical order: Simple Basket Analysis in DAX by Chris Webb ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on June 12, 2014
  • SQLBits XI in May 2013 – many reasons to attend! #sqlbits #dax #tabular

    I and Alberto Ferrari will speak at SQLBits XI (Nottingham, UK – May 2-4, 2013) and there are many good reasons to join us there, especially if you are interested to DAX! Here are our sessions: Thursday, 02 May 2013 – Training Day - From 0 to DAX The entire day is dedicated to learning DAX, starting from the syntax and going forward ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on February 20, 2013
  • Distinct Count of Customers in a SCD Type 2 in #DAX

    If you have a Slowly Changing Dimension (SCD) Type 2 for your customer and you want to calculate the number of distinct customers that bought a product, you cannot use the simple formula: Customers := DISTINCTCOUNT( FactTable[Customer Id] ) ) because it would return the number of distinct versions of customers. What you really want to do is to ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on April 9, 2012
  • #DAX Query Plan in SQL Server 2012 #Tabular

    The SQL Server Profiler provides you many information regarding the internal behavior of DAX queries sent to a BISM Tabular model. Similar to MDX, also in DAX there is a Formula Engine (FE) and a Storage Engine (SE). The SE is usually handled by Vertipaq (unless you are using DirectQuery mode) and Vertipaq SE Query classes of events gives you a ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on November 21, 2011
  • The Many-to-Many Revolution 2.0 #ssas #mdx #dax #m2m

    In September 2006 I had announced in this blog the release of the first version of The Many-to-Many Revolution, a whitepaper that describes how to leverage the many-to-many dimension relationships feature that had being available since Analysis Services 2005. The paper contains many generic patterns that can be applied in many common data ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on November 9, 2011
  • DAX Deep Dive at #sqlbits9

    I and Alberto Ferrari will present a DAX Deep Dive training day at SQLBits 9 in Liverpool, on September 29th. The conference will continue on September 30th and October 1st. Registrations are not yet open, but you should definitely save the date for SQLBits! The goal of our session will be to cover all of the aspects of DAX, starting from the ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on July 4, 2011
  • Microsoft updates its BI Roadmap - #ssas #bism #teched #powerpivot

    During TechEd 2011, Microsoft announced an important update to its BI roadmap. The reason why this is important is related to the previous announcement, which I discussed in November 2010 by including links to several sources and comments. At PASS Summit 2010 the announcement regarding the next version of SQL Server, codenamed ''Denali'', ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on May 18, 2011
  • The Microsoft BI Roadmap: BISM, UDM and Beyond

    Microsoft recently announced a new roadmap for its BI architecture. The next version of SQL Server, codenamed “Denali”, is going to introduce a new semantic model named BISM (Business Intelligence Semantic Model). Analysis Services will host it and it will be queryable through MDX and DAX. DAX has been introduced in PowerPivot as an expression ...
    Posted to SQLBI - Marco Russo (Weblog) by sqlbi on November 15, 2010
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