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matgf Frequent Visitor
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SQL query to DAX in Power BI

I have the following SQL Query:


SELECT * FROM [table1]

INNER JOIN (SELECT [table2].table1_id, [table4].table4_id, count(*)

FROM [table2]

INNER JOIN [table3] ON [table2].table3_id = [table3].table3_id

INNER JOIN [table4] ON [table4].table4_id = [table3].table4_id

GROUP BY [table2].table1_id) as <table5> ON [table1].table1_id = <table5>.table1_id


I need to do the same thing that does this but translated to DAX in order to use it in Power BI,

it would be great if i can use it in a measure, but i tried a few things that didn't work, so if it is a measure, calculated column or anything else would be nice. 

I'm a little lost with with this. Any Ideas? Thank you very much!

Super User
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Re: SQL query to DAX in Power BI

NATURALINNERJOIN is the DAX join function and you can use SUMMARIZE for grouping.

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matgf Frequent Visitor
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Re: SQL query to DAX in Power BI

I'm using :

Measure = CALCULATE(SUMMARIZE((NATURALINNERJOIN(<table2>;NATURALINNERJOIN(<table3>;<table4>)));"qty";count(<table2>[table1_id])))

But I Can't make it work. 

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Community Support Team
Community Support Team

Re: SQL query to DAX in Power BI

Hi @matgf,


SUMMARIZE function will return table, you can't direct use it in measure.



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