FIX: SSAS stops responding when you run MDX queries and DirectQuery mode is enabled in SQL Server

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core


Assume that you use the Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Tabular model, and you set the Tabular database to run in DirectQuery mode. When you run one or more specific MDX queries, SSAS stops responding.


This problem is fixed in the following update for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2

Cumulative Update 10 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1


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


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