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Getting Started with DAX Formulas in Power BI, Power Pivot, and SSAS

by Eugene Meidinger

DAX is a popular language for any sort of analytical reporting in the Microsoft BI stack. Whether you are using Power BI, Power Pivot, or SSAS, this course will teach you how to model your data with DAX.

What you'll learn

If you want to use Power BI, Power Pivot, or SSAS (tabular mode), you'll need to learn DAX. In this course, Getting Started with DAX Formulas in Power BI, Power Pivot, and SSAS, you'll learn the basics of the DAX language. First, you'll learn how DAX works and why it has such good performance. Next, you'll explore how to encapsulate business logic using calculated columns and measures. Finally, you'll discover a variety of ways to manipulate filters or analyze your data. When you're finished this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of DAX to model and analyze your data with the DAX expression language.

About the author

Eugene Meidinger works as an independent BI consultant and Pluralsight author, specializing in Power BI and the Azure Data Platform. He has been working with data for over 8 years and speaks regularly at user groups and conferences. He also helps run the GroupBy online conference.

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