Chapter 2. Getting started with the tabular model

Now that you have been introduced to the Analysis Services tabular model, this chapter shows you how to get started developing tabular models yourself. You will discover how to install Analysis Services, how to work with projects in SQL Server Data Tools, what the basic building blocks of a tabular model are, and how to build, deploy, and query a very simple tabular model.

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There are new model and development features, such as integrated workspace in SQL Server Data Tools, and calculated tables. In addition, this chapter has been updated to describe how to use Power BI to ...

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