FIX: SSAS instance crashes when cube writeback commit transaction and processing batch are executed at the same time

Symptoms

Assume that you are using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Service (SSAS 2012) or SQL Server 2014 Analysis Service (SSAS 2014) with roles that use cell security expressions. When a cube writeback commit transaction and a processing batch are executed at the same time, the SSAS instance may crash.

Resolution

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:
Recommendation: Install the latest cumulative update for SQL Server

Status

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

Properties

Article ID: 3035737 - Last Review: Oct 19, 2015 - Revision: 1

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence, Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Analysis Services

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