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Sep 19, 2012 Carlos Bossy: Data Modeling Best Practices for Tabular Models 

Saturday, September 15, 2012 7:33:00 AM Categories: Meeting

We are very excited to have Carlos Bossy in from Colorado to share one of his PASS sessions:

Data Modeling Best Practices for Tabular Models
The new Tabular models in SQL Server 2012 give us a powerful analytic engine that is faster and easier to implement than traditional multi-dimensional cubes using Analysis Services. In this session, you'll see how to develop analytic models using your existing data sources and learn best practices for preparing data so that it can be effectively used as a Tabular database. In addition to creating the model, you'll see how to quickly add measures, hierarchies, and calculated columns to provide a rich user experience and how the model works with Excel and Power View.

You can download Carlos Bossy's presentation slide deck HERE:


Carlos Bossy (MCTS, MCP SQL Server 2008 BI, CBIP) is a Consultant with 25 years experience in software and database development. As the Principal of his company Carlos focuses on developing Business Intelligence solutions including modeling data warehouses, predictive analytics, integration and reporting. He has worked with SQL Server for 12 years and is very enthusiastic about its powerful features. Carlos has developed warehouses and BI solutions for a variety of industries and state agencies.
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