Query Performance and Partition Scans in SSAS

Sunday, July 17, 2011

This blog is SUPER SUPER excited, because for the first time, after four years, we have a guest! I met Mr. Kobi Deutsch in the SQL Explore Convention held about two weeks ago. During a session we both took there, he mentioned something I wasn't aware and I thought maybe I'd bring it to you as well. So, I'm leaving the stage for Mr. Deutsch: Sometimes, when we check the MDX requests in the Profiler, we see that there is a partition that was scanned and loaded into memory although it is not suppose to be touched at all.How...

Recommended SSAS whitepapers

Monday, January 31, 2011

Vidas Matelis had put out a very good post with a great SSAS Whitepaper list. I strongly recommend you check it out as it summarizes some very important info about Management and Maintenance of SSAS. If you’re intrigued about what SSAS Maestro is, it's a program incorporated from lessons learned at SQLCAT and given by Solid Quality Mentors. The description sounds fascinating! I admit I’m slightly jealous at anyone going, but I believe the information will be gradually available to more and more people. In the meanwhile, go brush up on SSAS management and maintenance through the whitepapers.