This three-day workshop is a complete course about the DAX language. DAX is the native language of Power Pivot for Excel, Power BI Desktop and SSAS Tabular models in Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services. The training is aimed at users of Power Pivot for Excel, Power BI Desktop and at Analysis Services developers that want to learn and master the DAX language.
The goal of the course is to teach all the features of the DAX language, providing the knowledge to write formulas for common and advanced business scenarios. All the attendees will receive a copy of the new book The Definitive Guide to DAX.
About Alberto Ferrari
Alberto Ferrari is a BI consultant, an author and a speaker in international conferences such as TechEd, PASS Summit, SQLRally, and SQLBits. Alberto is certified as an SSAS Maestro. His main interests reside in two areas: a methodological approach to the BI development lifecycle, and performance tuning of ETL and SQL code. His activities are related to designing and implementing solutions based on Integration Services and Analysis Services for the financial, manufacturing, and statistical areas.
Attendees need to have a basic knowledge of the data modeling in Power Pivot for Excel, or Power BI Designer, or Analysis Services Tabular modeling.
- DAX Basics
- Table Functions
- Evaluation Contexts
- Filter and Row Context
- Evaluation Contexts and Relationships
- Time Intelligence Calculations
- DAX as a Query Language
- Statistical Functions
- Advanced Table Functions
- Advanced Evaluation Context DAX
- Understanding Cross filters
- Internal Materialization
- Calculations over Hierarchies
- Parent/Child Hierarchies
- Advanced Time Intelligence in DAX
- Advanced Relationship Handling
- Physical Relationships
- Virtual Relationships
- Examples of Complex Relationships