The BI Semantic Model (BISM) is the latest way to create an analytical model in Analysis Services, using the fast and optimized VertiPaq Engine.

Learn how to get the best from the new model, with help from three leading authors with expert experience in Analysis Services. Let them share their experience with you, pointing out all the best practices for BISM and comparing BISM with the Unified Dimensional Model (UDM) available in Analysis Services, including an analysis of the possible integration between these two worlds.

Whether you are a UDM expert or newcomer, this book will serve as your guide for creating a reference BI solution using BISM.