FIX: SSAS crashes when an MDX query that refers to parent-child dimensions runs in SQL Server 2014 or 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1

Symptoms


Assume that you use Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS) in Multidimensional mode. When you run an MDX query that refers to parent-child dimensions, SSAS crashes.

Resolution


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

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

Cumulative Update 5 for SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2

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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