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 | 2 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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DateAdd vs ParallelPeriod vs SamePeriodLastYear; DAX Time Intelligence Question

Using DAX time intelligence functions for a while; you may ask this question from yourself that what is the difference between functions below; SamePeriodLastYear function vs using ParallelPeriod with Year parameter ParallelPeriod for a month vs DateAdd for a month ago and many other questions that lead to this final question: Which function should be ...

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R In Azure Data Lake- Part1- Sample Data

Azure Data Lake store is one of the components in Microsoft cloud, that helps the developers, data scientists and analyst to store any data size, shape, and speed. Azure Data Lake is optimized for processing large amounts of data; it provides parallel processing with optimum performance. In Azure data lake we can create hierarchy data ...

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DAX : Convert Number into Month Name

Posted by on May 19, 2018 in DAX | 3 Comments

I sometimes see requests asking how to convert a number between 1 and 12 into a month name such as “Jan” or “February. The most common solution I see offered is along the lines of a SWITCH statement that lists 12 conditions (one for each month).   This works, but can also be done using existing ...

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Create Custom Visual with R and JSON- Part 4

In the last Post, I have explained some parts of creating Custom visual such as how to create an icon, name of visual, and the how-to allocates fields to a custom visual. There are some other settings that need to be set up beforehand as well. the number of data fields you able to pass to ...

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Create Custom Visual with R and JSON- Part3

In this post, I am going to show you how we can create most comprehensive Custom visual. In the last two posts published in July 2017 (post1 and Post 2). Some notes before I am going to complete the last two posts. 1- We able to declare some custom input like X, Y, Legen and ...

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