Intoduction to sql 2012 Tabular Modeling


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New modeling option in SQL 2012 Analysis Services – Tabular Server
•BISM Vision
•Table-like modeling
•Finding Remote of James Bond Car
•ABCD – Anybody Can Dance

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Intoduction to sql 2012 Tabular Modeling

  1. 1. Introduction to SQL 2012 Tabular Modeling By Karan Gulati (SSAS Maestro)
  2. 2. Support Escalation Engineer in Microsoft for last 6 years Currently focusing more on SQL BI, SQL PDW & Big Data. Active blogger; contributed to multiple whitepapers which are published on MSDN or TechNet site Wrote tools available on CodePlex - ASTrace, Trace Scheduler, etc. Achieved highest certification in SQL BI World SQL Server Analysis Services Maestro (MCM)  About the Speaker @karangspeaks
  3. 3. Agenda New modeling option in SQL 2012 Analysis Services – Tabular Server • BISM Vision • Table-like modeling • Finding Remote of James Bond Car • ABCD – Anybody Can Dance 
  4. 4. END USER TOOLS AND PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT APPS Excel PerformancePoi nt BI PLATFORM SQL Server Reporting Services SQL Server Analysis Services/SQL PDW SQL Server DBMS & Master Data Services (MDS) SQL Server Integration Services SharePoint Server DELIVERY Reports Dashboards Excel Services & Workbook Analytic Views Scorecards MS Business Intelligence Stack PowerPivot Power View
  5. 5. Third-party applications Reporting Services Excel Databases Files Cloud Services BI Semantic Model Third party Applications Reporting Services Excel PowerPivot Sharepoint Insights Database Line of Business applications Files OdataFeeds Cloud Services
  6. 6. OneModel The BI Semantic Model is one model for all end-user experiences – reporting, analytics, scorecards, dashboards, and custom applications RelationalDataModel Embracing the relational data model and bringing it together with the multidimensional model under a single unified BI platform Why BI Semantic Model?
  7. 7. Three Ways to Model PersonaI BI Power Pivot for excel Team BI Power Pivot for Sharepoint Organizational BI Analysis Services Tabular or MOLAP
  8. 8. What’s the Tabular Hype All About? • In-memory database or xVelocity  Based on the relational methodology  Column-oriented database  Data is stored in a compressed format
  9. 9. Tabular Principle #1 Speed. Let user make changes without forcing reload.
  10. 10. Tabular Principle #2 So what does that mean?
  11. 11. Developing a Model Use the Visual Studio SQL Server Data Tools to build a BISM Open an existing PowerPivot Model using SSDT or Management Studio Deployment • Immediate changes implementation • at the SDDT • Use small DB for development
  12. 12. Tabular Principle #3 Anybody can develop a model
  13. 13. • What are the modeling options in SQL 2012 SSAS? • What is the new query language for tabular models? • What tools can you use for modeling? • What is xVelocity? • What tools can you use for reporting on tabular models? Trivia Questions
  14. 14. Summary If you are new to Analysis Services – go with Tabular Model Table-like modeling is easy to learn New Excel-like language called DAX
  15. 15. (@karangspeaks)