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What Is the Prerequisite For Connecting to a Database in SQL Database?

Power BI Desktop is one of the most important data examination tools to date. However, Power BI itself can’t do much for you if you don’t have at least some data stored and ready to be put to work.

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What is Advanced Editor in Power BI?

As you get more and more comfortable with Power BI, you’ll want to explore some of the more advanced features. One of those features is the Advanced Editor, which shows you what’s happening behind the scenes as you use Power Query Editor. 

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How Are Relationships Defined in Power BI Desktop?

Relationships are important, and not just among humans. Relationships also matter when it comes to your data. Without a clear view of data relationships, you can’t gain much insight from that data.

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What is Bidirectional Cross Filtering in Power BI?

Power BI lets you do a lot with your data from the start. Even the basics of Power BI can help modelers make complex business decisions. That said, once you know the ins and outs of Power BI, you can use certain tips and tricks to get even more from the experience. The more you learn about Power BI, the more you can make of the service.

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What Is DAX? What Are the Benefits of Using Variables in DAX?

Power BI has a lot of capabilities on its own. Still, some creators need more. Whether they work with intricate data complexities or just want to make sure that they’re not missing out, a lot of people need ways to take their Power BI usage up a notch. For some, this is exactly where DAX comes into play. Should you learn DAX and start using it in Power BI Desktop? Will learning DAX be worth your time and effort? Let’s dive into some of the benefits and challenges of using DAX for Power BI.

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