WISE OWL EXERCISES
SSAS - TABULAR EXERCISES
- Creating a data model (2)
- Excel pivot tables (1)
- PowerView (2)
- Power BI Desktop overview (1)
- Other data sources (1)
- Calculated columns (4)
- Measures (3)
- Changing query context (2)
- The EARLIER Function (1)
- DAX queries (3)
- Date calculations (3)
- Hierarchies (1)
- KPIs (2)
- Perspectives (1)
- Prototyping using PowerPivot (1)
- Security (2)
SSAS - tabular | Calculated columns exercise | Use the RELATED function to create the perfect data model
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Create a new project called Relations, and for the data model import the following tables:
Within the purchases table, use the RELATED function to bring in the centre, town and region name for each purchase, and use this to create a pivot table with a perfect data model:
You should also create and rename two measures: one to give the count of the purchase id, the other to give the sum of the quantity.
Use this data model to create your final pivot table:
The final pivot table.
Save your workbook as Good relations, then close it down.