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SQL Server Analysis Services, an OLAP server bundled with SQL Server by Microsoft since version 7.0

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How to have MS Analysis server setup of both modes: multi dimension and tabular

Ref: Is there a way to install both tabular and multidimensional modes? The answer was .."You answered your own question. You simply install another instance of SSAS.".. My MS SQL 2014 has a ...
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remove Analysis service from a SQL 2014 cluster

Is it possible to uninstall Analysis service from a SQL 2014 cluster. I’ve seen that it cannot be done in 2008/12. I’m hoping that this maybe fixed now
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Error while trying to process dimension in SSAS

I am getting the below error when I try to process my dimension in Analysis services from SQL Server Management Studio. Errors in the OLAP storage engine: The attribute key cannot be found when ...
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Why SSAS tries to connect to the default instance?

I've installed SSDT and while tring to browse the cube I get this error Here it tries to connect to port 2383 which is for the default instance, but in my case SSAS is installed for a named server ...
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Use Powershell to query SSAS connection string

I want to retrieve the existing connection string from SSAS for each OLAP Cube or Database. The data will be used in a control/audit report. I've found that Powershell allows me to drill into SSAS ...
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Running Sql Analysis server on different server

i have server running a database on it, and i have another server which i want to run Analysis server on it, so people can connect the analysis server as they wish to create their own reports for some ...
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SSAS Tabular model Date Dimension with Time possible?

I am in the process of building my first SSAS Tabular model and thought everything was going well, until trying to create a measure by DateTime. In my warehouse, I have a DIm_Time dimension, which ...
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SSAS Tabular Model or SQL Relational Database for new Datawarehouse? Is SSAS still a good to learn technology?

I am in the process of creating a data warehouse using SQL Server for my company. I have created a POC with a simple SQL Relational database with a few(about 10) stored Procs for the ETL process. Now ...
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Errors in the OLAP storage engine: A duplicate attribute key has been found when processing

When I try to process my cube and specifically the Employee_DIM, I get the following error : Errors in the OLAP storage engine: A duplicate attribute key has been found when processing: Table: '...
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Can anyone please tell me if these are correct statements about measure group partitioning in ssas?

A partition is based either on a table or view in a data source, or on a table or named query in a data source view. The location where partition data is stored is defined by the data source binding. ...
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How to log SSAS $system.discover_sessions to a SQL Server Database

We are running SQL Server 2014 and SSAS on the same box. Every now and then our SSAS service appears to freeze. When it does I check the msmdsrv.log file and it tells me that spid x is blocking ...
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what is the Usage of Tabular mode in SSAS? Should I use Tabular to see Excel data

I have 3 excel files each around 56896 KB. Users use the data in excel for some reference. Now they use the Excel Manually, since Excel has exceeded its size, when they search it hangs up. What is ...
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SSAS Tabular model table load from query with #temp table fails

We have several situations where complex queries are being used for creating/populating tables in our SSAS tabular model. The actual use cases cannot be presented here, due to both proprietary ...
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Facing error while working with Aggregate function in MDX (MultiDimensional-Expresson)

Hi everyone hope you're doing well I'm using Aggregate function to aggregate the value of my measure for two specific years as you can see below : select aggregate ({[DimTime].[Year].&[1396] ,[...
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My Fact table has data weekly but it is not visible in SSAS cube

I have my fact table that has data in weekly basis, so I am mapping with Week dimension to pull records in Piviot table. My ssas cube doesnt show all data that is in fact. Should I add any specific ...
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Do Indexes in the T-SQL Data Warehouse automatically go over and optimize into the SSAS Cube?

Do Indexes in the T-SQL Data Warehouse automatically go over and optimize into the SSAS Cube? I am reading that applying indexes, will transfer into SSAS. I thought SQL and SSAS are totally different ...
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Performance Metrics: Columnstore Indexes vs SSAS Cubes [closed]

What has faster performance speed: Columnstore Indexes or SSAS Cubes? Are Columnstore indexes proven to be faster than SSAS cubes (SQL Analysis Services)? Have their been any performance studies ...
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SSRS update record on SQL when run [duplicate]

I am using SSRS on SSAS to generate a report for invoices, all I want to do is when running the report it takes the current date and inserts it in the record in the SQL table based on the selection ...
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SSAS Model Refresh - Not enough memory to complete this operation Error

We have started encountering an issue regarding the refresh of our tabular SSAS model. The tabular SSAS model has 38 tables within it. This process has been running without issue for over a year, ...
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Can't create any objects within OLAP database

Problem I can't create any objects under my databases in my Analysis Server. My context menus on all the folders under this test database just have Refresh as an option. Details My Analysis Server ...
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Compare Validate TSQL Data Warehouse to SSAS

How do I compare Data in T-SQL DataWarehouse to SSAS Cube? I would like to conduct this from SSMS (SQL Server Studio Management Studio). Example Select CustomerName from dbo.DimCustomer where ...
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SSAS Find Distinct Business Key Count for Fact Table

We have Dimension Table and Fact Table in SSAS Cube. The DimCustomer table is Slowly changing Dimension, it tells when Business Key eg: 2, Joe Smith, changes his address, phone number. Hence, a ...
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SSAS Build in TFS

How do I build an SSAS Cube Project in TFS? For 1) DatabaseProjects: it is MSBuild 2) SSIS: Devenv.exe with SSIS Project directory How would I build in Team Foundation Server 2015 for SSAS cube? ...
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Tracing tabular refresh errors

I have a tabular cube on an SQL Server 2017. The cube is refreshed with a full refresh command in a Server Agent job. The job runs on a schedule. When I check the history of the job I see that it ...
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SSAS error - invalid attempt to read when reader is closed

I'm trying to run my SSAS project but I got an error. I'm using a MySQL database as my data source. I can connect and build the view, but when I create a dimension and I try to run it get this error:...
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Can't connect to SSAS server — “Element 'return' was not found. Line 5, position 2.”

I'm trying to access an SSAS server from SSMS v17.4 (2017). I'm using Windows Authentication. I know the credentials are correct and can actually connect successfully from Visual Studio 2015. ...
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Processing cube freezes SSAS

We are processing a partition on a cube in latest version of SQL Server 2017 (CU 13, also tried in CU 12 and CU 4) and sometimes it totally freezes. Task manager shows no movement at all - not memory, ...
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DBCC on SSAS Cube fails

DBCC on the Cube fails(SQL version 2014 SP2, 12.0.5000.0). My XMLA query: Error message: Executing the query ... The DBCC element at line 7, column 88 (namespace https://schemas.microsoft.com/...
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mdx tabular 2017 model, calculated member with solve order fails

In tabular 2017 (compatibility level 1400) my query gets this error: Query Error - MdxScript(Model) (3, 38) Calculation error in measure 'Fact Order'[Sum of Quantity]: The expression invokes an ...
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connection to remote Analysis Services from SSMS

On my company local SQL Server instance I was able to add a linked server to a remote AS instance (in Management Studio > Server Objects). I was also able to connect using Data Tools, as well with ...
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How to improve performance of SSRS report using Cubes as data source?

I am trying to build an SSRS report with SSAS as the data source. It has 4 cascading parameters. I used the SSRS Query designer to generate MDX because I am not very familiar with Cubes/MDX. It works ...
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How to query SSAS Datasource ConnectionString Properties

I've been asked to audit the Connection strings used by our SSAS OLAP cubes and where they are sourcing data from. I can view the properties manually and can even script them: Provider=...
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Configure SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) to run on same IP as SQL Server instance

TL;DR I would like to add SQL Server 2014 Analysis Services to a specific instance of SQL Server and to configure it in such a way, that the Analysis Services (SSAS) and future Reporting Services (...
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how to add an extended events tracking session to SSAS?

I would prefer to have a script to achieve this, but as I am not so familiar with SSAS I am using the wizard to create an extended events session in SSAS. The way I am doing it is right clicking on ...
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information about licensing and patching SSAS [closed]

I have one server for data warehousing, and it has 2 instances of SSAS (SQL SERVER Analysis Services). The data warehouses are not that big, less that 200GB, and I backup the whole thing on a daily ...
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Can't deploy SSAS Tabular Model in Visual Studio

I am following the SSAS Tabular Model Tutorial by Microsoft using the Adventure Works DW. I've imported the DW in SQL Server Management Studio to my local server. I've connected to the DW from Visual ...
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Query to get Object_ID and Dimension_Name from DMV

I am looking for a DMV query which contain Dimension_Name and Object_ID together. I have System.mdschema_dimensions to get the Dimension Unique name and System.discover_object_activity to get the ...
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SSAS Cube Process Manually works but MDX query doesnt work

I am new to SSAS. Here's a cube which is rebuilt by a SSIS package everyday but it seems to cause duplication. We manually 'Process' the cube using the GUI, it then updates this table with the ...
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Proactive caching vs. nightly cube reprocess

I'm working with an SSAS cube that's fully reprocessed every night by an SSIS job. My current goal is to get data into the cube with less latency, and to do so I'm looking at implementing proactive ...
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Preventing SQL Server Data Tools from Inserting Spaces in Object Names

Is there any way to prevent SQL Server Data Tools and Visual Studio from introducing spaces into object names when creating dimensions, mining structures and the like from data source views (DSVs)? ...
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administrator permissions on a SSAS database

I had a third party company coming over and building ssas databases to produce reports. They did, but now the DBA wants to have a look but I haven't got permissions, to even see those databases, as ...
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Using the Schema Generation Wizard to regenerate a previously-generated schema

Lately, I've been trying to clean up a group of projects that my company received from an outside contractor. Among them is an SSAS cube, with an associated data warehouse. The contractors generated ...
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Regenerating a cube relational schema in Visual Studio

I have an Analysis Services cube project that my company received from an outside contractor, and I'm trying to get it so that developers can work on it on their local machines. I'm pretty sure that ...
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SSAS and Visual Studio Optimization Wizard does not work

We have setup and logged data on our Production Server, but when we try to run the Optimizations from within Visual Studio it crashes immediately with TITLE: Microsoft Visual Studio ------------------...
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Can't see Create Database in Analysis Services SQL Server Management Studio

When I right click on Databases in Analysis services there is no Create Database menu Item. Another person with this problem 'reinstalled with all options' but when I run SSDT setup there is only '...
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SSAS Cube Only Displays Total Values

When browsing my cube it shows the correct invoice values by date when I select only a date type (the date table was generated by SSAS with hierarchies), but if I add the customer name it shows the ...
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Process an OLAP Cube as a daily job takes too long using `ProcessFull` option

I have two cubes which updates in sequence. These takes very long to update, upwards of 5 hours due to their sizes. I have a SQL agent job which updates the cubes. The job has type SQL Server ...
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“The attribute cannot be found when processing” error

I'm facing following error while processing SSAS MDX cube: Errors in the OLAP storage engine: The attribute key cannot be found when processing: Table: 'FACT_TABLE_NAME', Column: 'COLUMN_NAME', ...
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Equivalent of SQL Not Exists in MDX (or finding another way to accomplish same result)

I am trying to help a contractor implement a cube in Multi-Dimensional SSAS 2017 and do not have very much experience in MDX. I have a table that looks something like this: The goal is to only ...
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Tier Dimension based on measure value

I have a case where i need to have a dimension based on measure value. example : the fact table is linked to date dimension through DateID, and what i want to add is another dimension for Tier, but ...