Bill Pearson

Stairway to DAX and Power BI

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 3: The DAX DISTINCT() Function and Basic Distinct Counts

Bill Pearson, Business Intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX DISTINCT() function, and then provides some hands-on exposure to its use in generating distinct counts. Moreover, he further explores working with measures in the PivotTable in this, the third Level of our new Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.

2013-10-09 (first published: )

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Stairway to DAX and Power BI

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 2: The DAX COUNTROWS() and FILTER() Functions

Bill Pearson, business intelligence architect and author, exposes the DAX COUNTROWS() and FILTER() functions, while generally exploring, comparing and contrasting the nature and operation of calculated columns and calculated measures, in the second Level of our Stairway to PowerPivot and DAX series.

2013-09-11 (first published: )

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Stairway to MDX

Stairway to MDX - Level 10: “Relative” Member Functions: .CurrentMember, .PrevMember, and .NextMember

SSAS Maestro, SQL Server MVP and Business Intelligence Architect Bill Pearson introduces three “major players” within the MDX “relative” functions. These basic, but highly employed, functions include the .CurrentMember, .PrevMember and .NextMember functions.

2013-06-12

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