The Tabular model for SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) was first introduced in SQL Server 2012. It was well received by data professionals for ease of use and compact storage. Microsoft has made many enhancements to the SSAS product in the 2016 release. Furthermore, you now can take advance of this model using a Platform As A Service (PAAS) subscription in Azure. Come learn about what the tabular model is and how you can take advantage of this new Azure offering.