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SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Vol. 2 by Kimberly Tripp, Paul Randal, Paul Nielsen, Brad McGehee, Greg Low, Louis Davidson, Kalen Delaney

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Chapter 56. Using time intelligence functions in PowerPivot

Thiago Zavaschi

PowerPivot is composed of two parts: an add-in that enhances the analytical capabilities of Microsoft Excel 2010 (PowerPivot for Excel) and a component for SharePoint 2010 that allows the deployment of workbooks with PowerPivot for SharePoint. The add-on also allows automated data refresh and control over managed workbooks. This chapter’s focus is specifically on the expressions and functions that are used to manipulate data using Data Analysis Expressions (DAX) in Excel.

Introducing Data Analysis Expressions

DAX is an expansion of the native language of formulas from Excel specifically designed to deal with great amounts of relational data while providing ease of ...

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