Doing the right thing with OLAP tabular databases 

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013 at 11:30 am in 305

Microsoft offers tabular databases in three venue – integrated into Excel as PowerPivot, hosted on SharePoint as Analysis Services for SharePoint and installed on a SQL Server Analysis Services database in tabular mode. What is the difference, and which mode should you use? This talk will discuss the modes and the advantages and disadvantages of each. Demos of how to create and deploy the database models will be presented. The topic is aimed at developers, IT professionals and mangers who want to use the correct policies for deploying tabular database models within their organizations.