Definitive Guide to DAX, The ePUB

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Ferrari, A; Russo, M


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This comprehensive and authoritative guide will teach you the DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics. Leading Microsoft® BI consultants, Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari, help you master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimisation. You'll learn exactly what happens under the hood when you run a DAX expression, how DAX behaves differently from other languages, and how to use this knowledge to write fast, robust code. If you want to leverage all of DAX's remarkable power and flexibility, this no-compromise 'deep dive' is exactly what you need. Perform powerful data analysis with DAX for Microsoft® SQL Server Analysis Services, Excel®, and Power BI.

The Definitive Guide to DAX will help you:
  • Master core DAX concepts, including calculated columns, measures, and error handling;
  • Understand evaluation contexts and the CALCULATE and CALCULATETABLE functions;
  • Perform time-based calculations: YTD, MTD, previous year, working days, and more;
  • Work with expanded tables, complex functions, and elaborate DAX expressions;
  • Perform calculations over hierarchies, including parent/child hierarchies;
  • Use DAX to express diverse and unusual relationships; and
  • Measure DAX query performance with SQL Server Profiler and DAX Studio.
Benefits of the ePUB format​ include:​
  • The ability to view on ​a ​desktop computer, notebook or tablet;
  • The ability to adjust fonts, rotate and flip pages, causing content to reflow to fit the device's screen giving the user a more flexible experience; and
  • The ability to take notes, highlight and bookmark.
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Author(s) Ferrari, A; Russo, M
Level/Grade Professional
Brand Not applicable
Imprint Microsoft Press
ISBN 9780735698376
Licence Perpetual licence
File type ePub
Format ePUB
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