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 Read more about DateAdd vs ParallelPeriod vs SamePeriodLastYear; DAX Time Intelligence Question[…]

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 Read more about R In Azure Data Lake- Part1- Sample Data[…]

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 Read more about Create Custom Visual with R and JSON- Part 4[…]

Bookmarks and Buttons: Making Power BI Charts Even More Interactive

In the previous post, I explained a usage of bookmarks and buttons in Power BI, which was for clearing all slicers. Buttons and bookmarks are the gold combination in Power BI. You can do wide range of creative activities with this combination. In this post, I will show you some other usages of buttons and Read more about Bookmarks and Buttons: Making Power BI Charts Even More Interactive[…]

Fun with DAX – Compressing Numeric Sequences to Text

A recent post on the Power BI community website asked if it was possible to compress a group of numbers into text that described the sequential ranges contained within the numbers. This might be a group of values such as 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13:  (note there are gaps) with the Read more about Fun with DAX – Compressing Numeric Sequences to Text[…]

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 Read more about Create Custom Visual with R and JSON- Part3[…]

Clear All Slicers in Power BI; A Bookmark Story

Using bookmarks for clearing all slicers in Power BI is not a a new function, I have been using it for many months, and advising many people to do it that way. However, I still get a lot of questions in my presentations about how to do that. That is why I ended up writing Read more about Clear All Slicers in Power BI; A Bookmark Story[…]

Road Map to use Microsoft ML tools

I normally work with most of the Microsoft tools for the aim of doing machine learning. I came up with a roadmap that shows what option for machine learning we have with Microsoft tools in Data Platform. this roadmap is not completed yet, I need to update it one later with some tools such azure Read more about Road Map to use Microsoft ML tools[…]

R Chart into SSRS (Show Chart in SSRS)-Part 3

In the last post, I have shown how you able to install an external package like ggplot2 in ML services and also you see how we can use data in SQL Server to create a chart in R studio. In this post, I am going to show you how to create a chart in SQL Read more about R Chart into SSRS (Show Chart in SSRS)-Part 3[…]