Hot July 2013 for #msbi content–Selected posts & news on #ssas #powerbi #powerview

I don’t remember the last post I wrote just to gather/curate content on #msbi, but these last weeks/days have been so full of good #msbi content, I really can’t resist! …and we still have two days left! :)

Amazing content, read for yourself: (anything missing? just say so, comment below !)

MSFT Blogs & all about Power BI

“Pure Power” :)

Don’t miss the amazing Power BI demo by Amir Metz: Power BI Demo

Power BI Blog

Worldwide Demographics & Statistics using Power Query and Power View by Faisal Mohamood [MSFT]

Office Blogs

Announcing Power BI for Office 365

Microsoft Business Intelligence

Q&A Feature of Power BI

MSFT research


Kasper de Jonge PowerPivot Blog

Power BI


#msbi community

Chris Webb’s BI Blog

New MDX Divide() Function

Point-In-Time Dimension Reporting In DAX

Defining DAX Measures In The With Clause Of An MDX Query

Some Thoughts About Power BI


Jason Thomas Blog

Drill-down Behaviour in Power View

Power BI for Office 365


Gerhard Brueckl’s BI Blog

DAX vs. MDX: DataMembers in Parent-Child Hierarchies


Blue Granite Blog

Is Microsoft Power BI a Game Changer?


CSS SQL Server Engineers

Tracking down Power View Performance Problems by Adam W. Saxton



Rants about Connect by Koen Verbeeck


From oralys blog:

Round function in MDX by Hilmar Buchta

PDW: Cube processing experience by Michael Mukovskiy

Considerations for the distribution key for distributed tables on PDW (part 2) by Hilmar Buchta

Considerations for the distribution key for distributed tables on PDW (part 1) by Hilmar Buchta

Caution with SQL Server 2012 SP1 CU4, Bug with nested multi-valued parameter by Stefan Grigat


Paul Turley’s SQL Server BI Blog

DAX: Returning the Nth Selected Value in a Slicer

We’ve Got The Power: “Power BI”, New Microsoft BI Suite Announced

Excluding Analysis Services files from Anti Virus scanning


Jason’s Technical Topics

Cache Warming on an Analysis Services Tabular server



SSRS + MDX: Dynamic Dimension Attribute on Row Axis

Why You Need to Routinely ProcessFull


Other selected news & content:

Stephen Few

A new edition of Information Dashboard Design

Portugal: An Unlikely Business Intelligence Hotspot? :)


About Rui Quintino
Developer & Software Architect @ DevScope

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