Archives: January 2013
Roughly a year ago, I implemented currency conversion logic in multidimensional cubes using measure expressions (as well as using the Leaves function in MDX). I documented the implementation in a few blog posts:
I have now also implemented currency… Read more
I have been working on re-creating some logic in a tabular cube that was originally implemented in multidimensional. This involved creating some DAX measures that return the same results as the MDX calculated member counterparts in the multidimensional cube. I thought that some individuals who are familiar with MDX in… Read more
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are measurements used to gauge business performance against quantifiable goals. SQL Server Analysis Services provides functionality to define KPI calculations and associate KPIs to measure groups in a multidimensional cube.
SQL Server Analysis Services KPIs consist of the following properties:
- Value Expression: An MDX expression that…
Over the past few weeks, I’ve been watching some videos from this year’s PASS Summit. One of the presentations I watched is ‘Querying and Optimizing DAX’ (BIA-321-S) by Alberto Ferrari. I took some notes during this presentation and am sharing them here.
DAX as a Query Language
- DAX queries can…