SSAS - tabular | DAX queries exercise | Summarise data using DAX queries, similar to SQL GROUP BY

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Software ==> SSAS - tabular  (30 exercises)
Version ==> SSAS 2012 and later
Topic ==> DAX queries  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> SSAS training
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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

In Management Studio (or in DAX Studio, if you're lucky enough to have this working) write a query to show for each year and quarter the number of transactions:

Number of transactions

The number of transactions is shown by year and quarter, in chronological order.  There are a couple of modifications you'll need to make to the basic summarisation query to get this to work: filtering to include only calendar rows from on or after 2013, and ordering the final data by year and quarter.

Save this query as More suspiciously unrandom data.txt, then close it down.

You can unzip this file to see the answers to this exercise, although please remember this is for your personal use only.
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