How to setup a tabular data model in SSAS Azure
Microsoft announced the availability of SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) on Azure late last year. SSAS Azure is available in a Platform as a service model. Presently it supports tabular models, with a possibility of support for multidimensional models in the future. Organizations and practitioners would want to port their existing models on to SSAS Azure or may want to create a new model in SSAS Azure to evaluate the features. We will do a walk-through of steps on how to quickly setup a tabular data model in SSAS Azure.