Data sources provide the data to be included in a tabular model solution. You can import data into your model from a wide variety of sources such as relational databases, data feeds, multidimensional data sources such as an Analysis Services cube, and from text files such as a Microsoft Excel workbook. Topics in this section provide information about the types of data sources you can import from, the various data types you can import, and tasks describing how to import data from those sources.
Related Topics and Tasks
|Data Sources Supported||This topic provides information about the different data sources that you can import data from.|
|Data Types Supported||This topic provides information about the various data types that are supported in a Tabular Model.|
|Impersonation||This topic provides information about impersonation, which provides logon credentials that are used by Analysis Services when connecting to a data source to import and refresh data.|
|Import Data||Tasks in this section describe how to import data from different data sources.|
|Process Data||Tasks in this section describe how to process (refresh) or change data that has already been imported into a model.|
|Edit an Existing Data Source Connection||Describes how to edit a data source connection that has already been created and used to import data from a source.|