20 Minute Tabular Model


The Tabular model is the new kid on the block in Analysis Services 2012. Based on xVelocity, a new highly compressed in-memory technology, Tabular models promise considerable performance improvements over Multidimensional models in many scenarios. But, as is the case with any new technology, there are certain limitations of which to be aware. Join me in this introductory-level session focusing on how Tabular fits into the Microsoft BI stack, the major factors to consider when choosing between Tabular and Multidimensional technologies, and finally a live demo where we’ll build a basic Tabular model in visual studio.



5 replies on “20 Minute Tabular Model”

[…] Right on the heels of PASS Summit 2013, this SQL Saturday is more awesome than usual since it’s heavily geared towards the BI crowd!  Lots of good sessions from some big names in Microsoft BI – which makes me wonder how a n00b like me slipped through the cracks and managed to secure a slot.  I’ll be delivering a session at the end of the day focusing on the tabular model. […]


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