SQL Server Abbreviations

XMLA stands for XML for Analysis

XMLA stands for XML for Analysis stands for Extensible Mark-up Language for Analysis. It’s a language built on top of XML language. It allows data access from standard multidimensional data sources. Client applications accesses Microsoft cubes and tabular models using the XMLA language and the HTTP protocol. XMLA stands for

DAX functions

Calculate year-to-date value in DAX with Power BI

How to calculate a year-to-date value of the sales in DAX with Power BI? Also called YTD, it represents the total to date of a given measure. For example, to calculate the year-to-date sales total with a DAX formula, use the built-in function called TOTALYTD. From this example, easily copy

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SQL Server Views

How to create a SQL Server view?

How to create a SQL Server view to display specific columns from an existing table? Consider a view as a virtual table defined by a SQL query. It’s a set of columns and rows from a table. A user defined view is a object managed by a SQL Server developer.

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SQL Server Views

How to delete a SQL Server view?

How to delete a SQL Server view from the database? How to drop a view? For a SQL developer it’s a good practice to have a clean database and remove the unused or useless code. Unlike the tables, the views can be deleted from the database using a simple T-SQL