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BUG #: 11267 (Plato7.x)
If an incremental update is performed on a partition that was previously empty, the resulting partition remains empty even if data should have been added to the partition.
The data folder for the cube will contain files with the prefix ~cubename_update'S.
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
A full process of the cube or partition will avoid this problem.
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.