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User group meetings and #dax training in Minneapolis and Chicago

Posted June 07, 2017

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In the next three weeks I will deliver many speeches and training in United States. Here is the list: June 11, 2017: Precon Data Modeling with Power BI at... more »
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Small benchmark for Tabular and Power BI formula engine (FE) #ssas #tabular #powerbi

Posted May 04, 2017

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If you run SSAS Tabular or Power BI, please help me in gathering some performance data for a study I’m doing about Formula Engine performance following... more »
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New edition of the Analysis Services Tabular book #ssas #tabular

Posted April 26, 2017

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Last year I and Alberto Ferrari wrote a new edition of the Analysis Services Tabular book, which official title is Tabular Modeling in SQL Server Analysis... more »
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What’s new in SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.0 for Analysis Services

Posted April 19, 2017

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Today is a great day. I have been able to take part in the #MSDataAmp conference. While listening to Scott Guthrie I found that SQL Server 2017 CTP 2.0 is... more »
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Using and optimizing DirectQuery in #powerbi and #ssas #tabular

Posted April 19, 2017

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More than one year ago, I and Alberto Ferrari started to work on DirectQuery, exploring the new implementation appeared in Analysis Services 2016 for the... more »
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New syntax in DAX: IN operator, table and row constructors #dax #powerbi

Posted March 07, 2017

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I recently wrote an article to described in more details the syntax of the IN operator in DAX, which is available in Power BI and in the CTP of the next... more »
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Year-over-year comparison using the same number of days in #dax

Posted January 24, 2017

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When you use the time intelligence functions in DAX, it is relatively easy to filter the same dates selection in the previous year by using the... more »
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VertiPaq Analyzer 1.7: a fundamental tool for #powerbi #powerpivot #ssas #tabular diagnostics and documentation

Posted January 16, 2017

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If you work with Power Pivot, Power BI, or Analysis Services Tabular, you probably already know VertiPaq Analyzer. If you never used it, with the new release... more »
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Santa Claus brings presents to #dax, #powerbi, and #ssas #tabular users

Posted December 21, 2016

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If you think that the end of the year would have been a quiet time because the Power BI team will skip their monthly release (but are we sure?), you might be... more »
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Santa Claus brings presents to #dax, #powerbi, and #ssas #tabular users

Posted December 21, 2016

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If you think that the end of the year would have been a quiet time because the Power BI team will skip their monthly release (but are we sure?), you might be... more »
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