Appendix A. Running scripts to set up a demonstration environment

In this appendix, you learn how to run scripts for installing a demonstration environment that includes the following:

  • Fictitious CONTOSO\users in Active Directory

  • SQL Server 2012 (three instances) and SQL Server Data Tools

  • Sample data databases such as the AdventureWorksDW2012

  • SharePoint 2013

You also learn about the architecture and hardware requirements for setting up a few common scenarios.

Hardware considerations

Your first consideration is a server that will host the tabular model that you want to deploy. It’s best if you allocate the hardware budget to good processors and RAM instead of expensive storage. Table A-1 demonstrates the difference between hardware requirements for Tabular ...

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