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Stairway to DAX and Power BI

Stairway to DAX and Power BI - Level 21: Time Intelligence – Dates Functions: FIRSTDATE() and LASTDATE()

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Business Intelligence Architect, Analysis Services Maestro, and author Bill Pearson introduces two DAX Time Intelligence functions related to the Date: FIRSTDATE(), and LASTDATE(). He discusses the syntax, uses and operation of each function, and then provides hands-on exposure to it in Power BI.

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2024-01-16 (first published: )

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An Introduction to Power BI

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Introduction Power BI is a collection of software services, apps, and connectors working together. It helps to connect different data sources and get visually immersive and interactive insights from the data. Power BI creates powerful reports to be shared with others, as required. Data may be connected from different sources including files, databases, Azure services, […]

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2021-07-12

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Analyze Azure Cosmos DB data using Synapse Link and Power BI

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Introduction In my last article, Using Azure Synapse Link for Azure Cosmos DB , I discussed creating the Synapse Link to query data present in Azure Cosmos DB from my Synapse workspace. Here, I will create a new database in the serverless SQL pool and create views based on the Cosmos DB JSON files. Then, I will […]

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2021-01-12

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Writing to Clones

I run this code on SQL Server 2019:

DBCC CLONEDATABASE(imdb, imdb_dev)
I then change to the cloned database, imdb_dev, and run some queries. I then run this code while testing:
INSERT dbo.Title (TitleID, Title, DateReleased) VALUES (3234, 'Maestro', '2023')
GO
What happens?

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