Using DirectQuery in the Tabular BI Semantic Model
SQL Server Technical Article
Writer: Cathy Dumas, Business Intelligence Consultant, Avantage Partners.
Contributors: Marius Dumitru, Akshai Mirchandani, Edward Melomed, Karen Aleksanyan, Bob Meyers, Siva Harinath
Technical Reviewers: TK Anand, Greg Galloway, Marius Dumitru, Edward Melomed, Willfried Färber, Alberto Ferrari
Published: April 2012
Applies to: SQL Server 2012
Summary: This paper introduces DirectQuery, a mechanism for directly querying a SQL Server data source for Analysis Services tabular models. Readers will learn when and how to use DirectQuery in SQL Server 2012.