FIX: Incremental Update of Cube Results in Empty Cube if Partition Was Previously Empty

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BUG #: 11267 (Plato7.x)
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SYMPTOMS

If an incremental update is performed on a partition that was previously empty, the resulting partition remains empty even if data should have been added to the partition.

The data folder for the cube will contain files with the prefix ~cubename_update'S.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (the Analysis Services Components - Sql2kasp1.exe). For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack

WORKAROUND

A full process of the cube or partition will avoid this problem.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services version 8.0. This problem was first corrected in the Analysis Services Components of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.

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Article ID: 296420 - Last Review: October 23, 2013 - Revision: 1.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
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