FIX: An MDX query returns unchanged data when you try to perform an incremental update on a virtual dimension that is used in a remote partition for a cube in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services

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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package.

SYMPTOMS

When you try to perform an incremental update on a virtual dimension that is used in a remote partition for a cube in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services, the index and data file aggregations on the remote partition are not updated. The Multidimensional Expressions (MDX) query returns data that is out of date from the remote server.

For a list of previous hotfixes, see the "Microsoft SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3 or Microsoft SQL Server 2000 post-Service Pack 3a hotfixes" section in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

CAUSE

This problem may occur because lazy aggregation processing is used to update the index and aggregation data files.

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

Prerequisites

This hotfix requires Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Service Pack 3 (SP3) or a later version. For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Service Pack 3 or a later version, 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

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article describes. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

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.
SQL Server 2000, 32 bit edition
   Date         Time   Version    Size       File name
   -------------------------------------------------------
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.969.0    221,760  Msmdcb80.dll 
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.0.969  4,063,808  Msmddo80.dll 
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.969.0  1,036,864  Msmdgd80.dll 
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.969.0    172,608  Msmdpump.dll 
   16-Aug-2004  15:30  8.0.969.0    446,524  Msmdsgn.rll
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.0.969  9,642,564  Msmdsgn80.dll 
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.969.0  1,843,780  Msmdsrv.exe 
   16-Aug-2004  16:20  8.0.969.0  2,089,552  Msolap80.dll 
   16-Aug-2004  15:04  8.0.969.0    213,068  Msolap80.rll
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.

Hotfix replacement information

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330391 SQL Server Hotfix installer

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug 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 about the naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, 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: 884040 - Last Review: November 21, 2006 - Revision: 2.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services
Keywords: 
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