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MIMB Import Bridge from Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) 2005 to 2017 (Repository)

Bridge Specifications

Vendor Microsoft
Tool Name SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
Tool Version 9.0 (2005) to 14.x (2017)
Tool Web Site https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/analysis-services/
Supported Methodology [Business Intelligence] Metadata Repository, Data Store (Physical Data Model, OLAP Dimensional Model, Stored Procedure Expression Parsing), BI Design (RDBMS Source, OLAP Source, Dimensional Target, Transformation Lineage, Expression Parsing) via .Net API

SPECIFICATIONS
Tool: Microsoft / SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) version 9.0 (2005) to 14.x (2017) via .Net API
See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/analysis-services/
Metadata: [Business Intelligence] Metadata Repository, Data Store (Physical Data Model, OLAP Dimensional Model, Stored Procedure Expression Parsing), BI Design (RDBMS Source, OLAP Source, Dimensional Target, Transformation Lineage, Expression Parsing)
Component: MicrosoftSqlServerRepositoryAs version 11.0.0

OVERVIEW
This bridge imports Business Intelligence (BI) reporting metadata from Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), including the analysis databases (OLAP Models) and Analysis Management Objects (AMO).
Bridge supports Analysis Services Tabular, Multidimensional and Azure Tabular models.

REQUIREMENTS
This bridge connects to the SQL Server Repository using the SQL Server SDK APIs, therefdore it is necessary to ensure that the SQL Server Client Components are installed properly and corresponding services are running locally or in your local network

This bridge uses Windows Authentication to connect to Analysis Services. Please be sure the application is logged into Windows Domain as a User which has appropriate rights to the objects you wish to import.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
n/a

LIMITATIONS
Refer to the current general known limitations at http://metaintegration.com/Products/MIMB/MIMBKnownLimitations.html or bundled in Documentation/ReadMe/MIMBKnownLimitations.html

SUPPORT
Provide a trouble shooting package with:
- the debug log (can be set in the UI or in conf/conf.properties with MIR_LOG_LEVEL=6)
- the metadata backup if available (can be set in the Miscellaneous parameter with option -backup)

In order to provide a complete set of source metadata to reproduce any SSAS issue, provide the exported Analysis Databases (XMLA) files.


Bridge Parameters

Parameter Name Description Type Values Default Scope
SQL Server version Specifies the version of SQL Server. ENUMERATED
SQL Server 2017
SQL Server 2016
SQL Server 2014
SQL Server 2012
SQL Server 2008
SQL Server 2005
2012  
Host Host name or IP address where SQL Server is running.
For Azure cloud put fully qualified server name (e.g. asazure://eastus.asazure.windows.net/analysis_service_name).
STRING   localhost Mandatory
Database SQL Server Analysis Service Project name to be imported (e.g. "/Adventure Works DW Standard Edition").
For Azure put model name (e.g. /TabularProject).
REPOSITORY_MODEL     Mandatory
User SQL Server Analysis Service user name.
For Azure it should be valid email (e.g. user@mail.com) added as "Analysis Services Server Admin" on target server.
STRING      
Password SQL Server Analysis Service Project, Azure account password. PASSWORD      

 

Bridge Mapping

Meta Integration Repository (MIR)
Metamodel
(based on the OMG CWM standard)
"Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) 2005 to 2017 (Repository)"
Metamodel
MicrosoftSqlServerXMLA
Mapping Comments
     
AggregationRule AggregateFunction A string defined in the measure
Rule Value  
Cube Cube  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
PhysicalName Name  
CubeDimensionAssociation   Defined by containment relationship between Cube and Dimension
Dimension Dimension  
Description Description  
Hide visible  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
NativeType Type  
PhysicalName Name  
DimensionAttribute DimensionAttribute  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
PhysicalName Name  
Hierarchy Hierarchy  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
PhysicalName Name  
HierarchyLevelAssociation   Defined by containment relationship between hierarchy and level
Join Relationship Defined by DataSourceView
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
Type Type  
JoinRole   Defined by the relationship
Level Level  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
NativeType Type  
PhysicalName Name  
LevelAssociation   Defined by the contiainment between Level and Attribute
LevelAttribute DimensionAttribute Contained by a Level
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
Optional Usage (Attribute)  
PhysicalName Name  
LevelKey ValueColumn  
Description Description  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
NativeType Type  
PhysicalName Name  
Measure Measure  
DefaultAggregation AggregationString  
Description Description  
Hide visible  
Name Name  
NativeId ID  
NativeType Type  
PhysicalName Name  

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