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SSAS - TABULAR EXERCISES
SSAS - tabular | Date calculations exercise | Create year-to-date and quarter-to-date cumulative figures
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If you haven't already done so, run the SQL script in the above folder in SQL Server Management Studio to generate a database (not for commercial use or copying) called MAM.
Again if you haven't already done so, create a new project called BaseModel, and import the following tables: tblAnimal, tblCalendar, tblCentre, tblCentreType, tblPos, tblProduct, tblQuadrant, tblRegion, tblSpecies, tblStore, tblTown, tblTransaction (although you may not need all of them). Delete any measures already created.
Create the following measures in the Transaction table:
|Measure||What it calculates|
|Transactions||The number of transactions for the query context|
|Year to date||The year-to-date cumulative total number of transactions|
|Quarter to date||The quarter-to-date cumulative total number of transactions|
Use these measures to show the following pivot table:
Don't forget to create a relationship between the calendar table and the Pos one, and to mark the calendar table as a date table.
If you want to keep a copy of what you've done, use DAX Editor to create a copy of your measures with extension .dax called Quarter given, and save your workbook with the same file name.