SQL Server Integration Services can read XML files, that’s known by every BI developer. (If you didn’t, don’t worry, I’m aiming this article at newcomers as well.)
But how far can you go? When does the XML Source component become …
This article describes how to use the timestamp of existing data in a database to allow Tableau to calculate the prior work day instead of relying on case statements or if statements to calculate the days of the week.
Using examples as well as descriptions, and references to Books Online, show the documentation available for date manipulation functions and by using a select few of these functions, show how date based data can be manipulated with these functions.