FIX: "Partition cannot contain column segments of different data versions" error when you process data on a partition in SSAS Tabular model

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 DeveloperSQL Server 2012 EnterpriseSQL Server 2012 Enterprise Core More

Symptoms


When you run Process Data on a partition in a tabular model of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS), you may receive an error message that resembles the following on the first attempt:

ErrorCode="3241541689" Description="Partition '<partition id>' of table '<table name>' cannot contain column segments of different data versions."

However, the subsequent execution may succeed. 

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

       Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

       Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

       Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

       Cumulative Update 13 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

       Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Status


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

References


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