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BUG #: 11133 (Plato7.x)
When you query a cube that has multiple partitions, aggregations stored by way of ROLAP or HOLAP, and a Distinct Count Measure, you may receive the following error in the Windows Event Viewer for the Analysis Services service:
Unexpected fatal error occurred. Attempting to restart server.
The client then receives an error such as the following:
Connection to the server is lost.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for the Microsoft SQL Server 2000 (the Analysis Services Components - Sql2kasp1.exe). For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
290211 INF: How to Obtain the Latest SQL Server 2000 Service Pack
This problem will not occur if you have only one partition or if your server has more then one processor.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services version 8.0. This problem was first corrected in the Analysis Services Components of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 1.
Unexpected fatal error occurred Attempting to restart server Connection the is lost OLAP slow performance hung crash