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Introducing Microsoft Power BI by Marco Russo, Alberto Ferrari

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Chapter 6. Building a data model

In this chapter, David moves to the next level in Microsoft Power BI usage. We are probably cheating a bit now, but we wanted this book to show you what Power BI can do for you when you master it, not just demonstrate its basic features. To do that, we presume that David—encouraged by the good results so far—spent some time learning the basics of data modeling and the DAX language. Having learned more details about Power BI, he begins again building the budgeting solution, but this time he can trust his better knowledge of the tools.

David loads the sales in the previous years, but unlike the last time, he does not use the view that Karin, the database administrator at Contoso, created for him. Instead, he uses ...

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