Session 1: Loading Data into the Model

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Running Time: 68 minutes | This session will cover the process of loading data into the model. We will look at working with various types of data sources. We will pull whole tables, as well as use queries to pre-aggregate data as part of the load process. Once the data is in the model, we will begin to clean the model to make it as user friendly as possible. During this session, we will discuss best practices for creating a model that is easy-to-use and that loads and delivers data efficiently.

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This video is part of the Creating Tabular Models for Power BI (PowerPivot) and SSAS On Demand training.

his 3-hour online training course will teach you how to create a Tabular model in PowerPivot for use with the Power BI toolset or within SQL Server Data Tools for use with SQL Server Analysis Services. Sessions will follow the construction of a business-ready Tabular model from beginning to end and share best practices, tips, and tricks to allow you and your users to get the most out of your models.

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