Basic BISM

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...
Presented by Chris Webb at SQLBits IX
Tags SSAS , BI
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    Chris Webb is an independent consultant specialising in Analysis Services, MDX, Power BI, Power Pivot and Power Query. He is the author of "Power Query for Power BI and Excel" and a co-author of "SQL Server Analysis Services 2012: The BISM Tabular Model", "Expert Cube Development with SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services", and "MDX Solutions with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services 2005 and Hyperion Essbase". He blogs at
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