BISM: Multidimensional vs. Tabular

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With the introduction of BISM Tabular in Microsoft SQL Server 2012, you have two options for a new project. BISM Multidimensional, formerly known as UDM, is still an option. In this session, see a comparison between the two “engines” available in Analysis Services to learn when they are similar and when they are different. Learn what to choose and why, depending on your requirements. #TEDBI319
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      Great informative and entertaining session that includes examples showing the performance gains that are possible with Tabular and DAX !

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      I liked it very much.
      I knew Alberto Ferrari and Marco Russo in Milan , in SQL SERVER 2012 CONFERENCE, and i appreciate a lot them, they really are very good teachers...

      I think it is a very good video about TABULAR vs MULTIDIMENSIONAL that clarify a lot of doubts about which of them to use.

      Besides i am interested to buy their new book...i think it will be very useful ....

      The only pain is that TABULAR you can use only if you buy an ENTERPRISE is a pity....

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      Dave Booth

      Very interesting demo and good fun too. Thank you.

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      Marco Russo

      You can use Tabular also with the Business Intelligence version of SQL Server. Only the Standard version does not include Tabular.

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