FIX: A memory leak occurs in Analysis Services when a VBA function is used in a calculation

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Article ID: 838840 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 14293 (Plato7x)
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SYMPTOMS

Memory usage increases for a client process that repeatedly queries Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services, and the memory is not released after you disconnect from the Analysis server computer. This memory leak occurs when any Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) function is used in a calculated member, a calculated cell, an action, or a custom rollup.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Hotfix information


The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   --------------------------------------------------------------
   16-Mar-2004  22:14  8.0.924.0         217,664  Msmdcb80.dll     
   16-Mar-2004  22:15  8.0.0.924       4,063,812  Msmddo80.dll     
   16-Mar-2004  22:15  8.0.924.0       1,032,768  Msmdgd80.dll     
   16-Mar-2004  22:15  8.0.924.0         172,608  Msmdpump.dll     
   16-Mar-2004  22:15  8.0.0.924       9,638,468  Msmdsgn80.dll    
   16-Mar-2004  22:14  8.0.924.0       1,835,588  Msmdsrv.exe      
   16-Mar-2004  22:15  8.0.924.0       2,077,264  Msolap80.dll     
   16-Mar-2004  21:06  8.0.924.0         213,068  Msolap80.rll

Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix or feature that contains these files may also contain additional files.

SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Hotfix information

For more information about a hotfix build that is designed to be applied on a server that is running SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit, or to determine if a fix is scheduled to be included in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit Service Pack 4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
825804 FIX: Hotfix information for build 8.0.872 of SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services 64-bit

STATUS

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

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 838840 - Last Review: November 21, 2006 - Revision: 3.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
Keywords: 
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