FIX: Multidimensional mode randomly crashes and an access violation occurs in SSAS 2016 or in SSAS 2014

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 Developer

Symptoms


After you install SQL Server 2016 Analysis Services (SSAS) or SQL Server 2014 Analysis Service in Multidimensional mode, SSAS may crash randomly, and you receive an access violation.

Resolution


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

Cumulative update 8 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

Cumulative Update 12 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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