FIX: SSAS stops responding when you run an MDX query in SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Analysis Services (Multidimensional model)

Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise More

Symptoms


Assume that you use the Microsoft SQL Server 2016 and 2017 Analysis Services (SSAS) Multidimensional model. When you run an MDX query, you may notice that SSAS stops responding.

Resolution


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

       Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2017

       Cumulative update 8 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

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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