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April 21, 2016
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Hex Tile Grid Maps for Power BI

I have always been fascinated by maps as a child, and could spend endless hours looking at the globe my parents got me as a present for my 5th birthday. I was so hooked on to it that my parents […]
February 11, 2016
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NBA style Shot Charts in Power BI

Recently, I created a NBA shot chart in Power BI as part of my entry to the Microsoft Power BI Best report contest and I had got a lot of questions on how I made the visual. So I decided […]
November 6, 2015
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Custom Indicators in Power BI using Chiclet Slicers

First of all, happy Friday! As we get ready to enjoy the weekend, I thought of noting down a quick tip on how to use the totally awesome Chiclet Slicer to display custom indicators in Power BI. If you are […]
November 4, 2015
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Performance Problems with IF statement execution in SSAS Tabular

Due to the high compression rates and stellar in-memory architecture of SSAS Tabular, most people with smaller models do not experience performance problems (in-spite of employing bad data modeling techniques and inefficient DAX measures).  However, as the size of your […]
October 19, 2015
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Quick Intro to Power BI Visuals Gallery

I don’t usually look forward to Mondays (especially after spending a very exhausting though rewarding weekend organizing SQL Saturday Charlotte), but then today was different. Amir Netz had already spoiled my weekend by putting out a teaser on Power BI […]
September 30, 2015
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My Thoughts on Cross Filtering in Power BI

It’s amazing how much of an influence your upbringing can have on you and your preferences. I was the youngest in my family for almost 10 years (till my brother came along) and not to say, growing up, I was […]
September 24, 2015
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My Thoughts on Calculated Tables in Power BI

Yesterday was a terrific day for all of Microsoft Power BI fans. Microsoft released updates for Power BI Service, Power BI Mobile and Power BI Desktop (with an unbelievable 44 new features) – which basically means no matter whether you […]
September 10, 2015
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SSRS Line Chart with Data Tables (Excel Style)

It takes a lot of discipline and dedication to run a blog properly and that is one of the main reasons why I admire bloggers and tech gurus like Chris Webb (who has been putting out high quality blogs for […]

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