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The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence for Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Excel

The Definitive Guide to DAX: Business intelligence for Microsoft Power BI, SQL Server Analysis Services, and Excel

Author(s):
  • Marco Russo
  • Alberto Ferrari
  • Author: Marco Russo
    • ISBN:9789353945480
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9353945488
    • Price:Rs. 1199.00
    • Pages:768
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    This comprehensive and authoritative guide will teach students the DAX language for business intelligence, data modeling, and analytics. Leading Microsoft BI consultants Marco Russo and Alberto Ferrari help students master everything from table functions through advanced code and model optimization. They'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.

    Table of Content

    "Chapter 1 What is DAX? Chapter 2 Introducing DAX Chapter 3 Using basic table functions Chapter 4 Understanding evaluation contexts Chapter 5 Understanding CALCULATE and CALCULATETABLE Chapter 6 Variables Chapter 7 Working with iterators and with CALCULATE Chapter 8 Time intelligence calculations Chapter 9 Calculation groups Chapter 10 Working with the filter context Chapter 11 Handling hierarchies Chapter 12 Working with tables Chapter 13 Authoring queries Chapter 14 Advanced DAX concepts Chapter 15 Advanced relationships Chapter 16 Advanced calculations in DAX Chapter 17 The DAX engines Chapter 18 Optimizing VertiPaq Chapter 19 Analyzing DAX query plans Chapter 20 Optimizing DAX "

    Salient Features

    "• Only advanced DAX book on the market • The authors' stellar reputation, which is largely based on high-quality books they have already authored • The quickly increasing interest in technical content for BI professionals "