FIX: Incremental deployment of an Analysis Services project to SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 causes unexpected shutdown


When an Analysis Services project is incrementally deployed to an instance of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1, the instance shuts down unexpectedly.

This problem is related to dimension processing. It occurs only if the following conditions are true:
  • The dimension already exists and is in a processed state.
  • In the processing request, you have structural changes to the dimension in which changes to a role affect dimension access.


This problem was first fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:


To temporarily work around this problem, make sure that at least one of the conditions that are listed in the "Symptoms" section is not true.


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


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