INFO.COLUMNSTORAGES DAX Function (Information)

Returns a list of all column storages in the current model with columns matching the schema rowset for column storage objects.


INFO.COLUMNSTORAGES ( [<RestrictionName> [, [<RestrictionValue>] [, <RestrictionName> [, [<RestrictionValue>] [, … ] ] ] ] ] )
Parameter Attributes Description
RestrictionName Optional

Restriction name.

RestrictionValue Optional

Restriction value.

Return values

Table An entire table or a table with one or more columns.

Field Type
ID Integer
ColumnID Integer
Name String
StoragePosition Integer
DictionaryStorageID Integer
Settings Integer
ColumnFlags Integer
Collation String
OrderByColumn String
Locale Integer
BinaryCharacters Integer
Statistics_DistinctStates Integer
Statistics_MinDataID Integer
Statistics_MaxDataID Integer
Statistics_OriginalMinSegmentDataID Integer
Statistics_RLESortOrder Integer
Statistics_RowCount Integer
Statistics_HasNulls Boolean
Statistics_RLERuns Integer
Statistics_OthersRLERuns Integer
Statistics_Usage Integer
Statistics_DBType Integer
Statistics_XMType Integer
Statistics_CompressionType Integer
Statistics_CompressionParam Integer
Statistics_EncodingHint Integer
IsDeltaPartitionColumn Boolean
DeltaColumnMappingPhysicalName String
DeltaColumnMappingId Integer
FramedSourceColumn String


Corresponds to the TMSCHEMA_COLUMN_STORAGES data management view (DMV).

As all the INFO functions, it cannot be used in calculated tables and calculated columns.

Last update: Jul 19, 2024   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

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Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.


Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.


This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.


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This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

DirectQuery compatibility

Limitations are placed on DAX expressions allowed in measures and calculated columns.
The state below shows the DirectQuery compatibility of the DAX function.


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