SQLBits 2011

Basic BISM

This session explains what the BI Semantic Model in SQL Server Denali is, how it is related to Analysis Services, and provides a brief introduction to the new Tabular model.
In SQL Server Denali Analysis Services becomes the BI Semantic Model. But what is it? What are the Tabular model and Multidimensional models? How to do two compare, and what does this mean for cubes? How do I build a Tabular model? This introductory session will answer all these questions and more...