FIX: MDX query incorrectly returns NULL or 0 values for some measures if a calculated member is used on the row axis in SSAS 2008 R2

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Article ID: 2518876 - View products that this article applies to.
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release.
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SYMPTOMS

When you run a Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query against an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services (SSAS 2008 R2), the query incorrectly returns a NULL or 0 value for some measures.

Notes

  • This issue usually occurs when the MDX query contains a calculated member on the row axis.
  • The query may return correct results in some earlier versions of SQL Server. For example, the query may return correct results in Microsoft SQL Server 2005.

RESOLUTION

Cumulative update information

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 7. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2008 R2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2507770 Cumulative Update package 7 for SQL Server 2008 R2
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent release that resolves this issue. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
981356 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 was released

SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2544793 Cumulative Update package 1 for SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2008 R2 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2567616 The SQL Server 2008 R2 builds that were released after SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 was released

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the SCOPE statement for MDX, visit the following Microsoft website:
General information about the SCOPE statement for MDX

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Article ID: 2518876 - Last Review: July 18, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Analysis Services
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