Quick DAX : Convert number to binary (and back)

Posted by on Jun 27, 2018 in DAX, Power BI | 2 Comments

Something that is currently missing in DAX is a native set of functions to perform Bitwise operations.  These can be incredibly useful functions and one, in particular, is the ability to convert a  base10 number to its binary format. Once you have the number in binary format, you can apply logical operations between numbers to ...

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Azure data Bricks – Part2

In the last post, I have explained how to work with Azure Databricks. In this post, I will show: 1- Upload data in Azure data Lake Store 2- get data from Azure Data Lake Store into Azure Data Bricks 3-clean Data with Scala language 4- visualizes with R language 5- Predictive Analysis with R In ...

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Fun with DAX – Sudoku

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in DAX, Power BI | 3 Comments

Carrying on from my recent article on how to build a game of Blackjack using Power BI and DAX, this time I thought I would see if I could build a fully playable game of Sudoku. A big thanks to my good friend Tom Martins over at minceddata  for giving me the idea. The end result ...

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Azure data Bricks – Part1

Databricks is an analytics service based on the Apache Spark open source project. Databricks has been used for ingesting a significant amount of data. In February 2018, there is integration between Azure and Databricks. This integration provides data science and data engineer team with a fast, easy and collaborative spark-based platform in Azure [1]. Azure ...

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Fun with DAX – Blackjack Game

Posted by on Jun 8, 2018 in DAX, Power BI | 3 Comments

I thought it might be fun to try something a little different with this blog and use a combination of bookmarks with a little DAX magic to come up with a game that plays a hand of Blackjack.  Power BI and DAX are not the ideal engine to build a game of Blackjack with, but ...

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