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Mastering DAX language (with Marco Russo)

Improve your skills in Power BI. Join this three-day masterclass with the internationally acclaimed BI consultant and mentor Mr. Marco Russo.

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ProActive, Rosenørns Allé 1, 1970 Frederiksberg 21. marts kl. 09:00 - 23. marts kl. 16:00

We are happy to be hosting this masterclass course with one of the most recognized individuals in the world of Business Intelligence – Mr. Marco Russo.

This three-day masterclass 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 2012/2014/2016.

The training is aimed at users of Power BI Desktop, Power Pivot for Excel 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.

Prerequisite: Attendees need to have a basic knowledge of the data modeling in Power Pivot for Excel, or Power BI Desktop, or Analysis Services Tabular modeling. A prerequisite of the course can be the participation to a SSAS Tabular or PowerPivot Workshop, or having an equivalent real world experience.

Price: 9.990 DKK incl. catering.

The training is aimed at developers and users who want to exploit the full potential of DAX language.

Training material delivered to each attendee:

  • A copy of the book The Definitive Guide to DAX. The book will be shipped free of charge as soon as it will be available on the market.
  • Course slides in PDF format
  • Demo files used in the course

Goals of the Training:

  • Creating DAX expressions for measures and calculated columns
  • Querying Tabular models, Power BI and Power Pivot workbooks by using DAX
  • Creating advanced data models in Power Pivot and SSAS Tabular by leveraging on DAX features
  • Practicing in hands-on lab sessions assisted by our teachers

Course Outline:

  • DAX Basics
  • Table Functions
  • Evaluation Contexts
    • Filter and Row Context
    • CALCULATE
  • 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

Hands-On Lab Sessions

Bring your own notebook to run hands-on lab sessions assisted by our teachers. We provide a detailed setup guide and exercise files so that you can prepare your computer in advance. You need a recent version of Power BI Desktop (no more than 3 months old) installed in your notebook. You will receive the setup notes two weeks before the course.