SQL Server Native Client – 64 bit – Failed to build the OLAP cubes

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Just a quick reminder that if you’re struggling with getting Analysis Services to build successfully one of the errors you might see is ….

Failed to build the OLAP cubes. Error: Analysis Services session failed with the following error: Failed to connect to the Analysis Services server BenHowardSQL08. Error: Cannot connect . . . → Read More: SQL Server Native Client – 64 bit – Failed to build the OLAP cubes

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Cannot overwrite an OLAP database created outside of Project Server or by another Project Server Site.

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*** Update  ***

I came across this blog recently – this is a much better way forward.  Thank you Martin – http://www.kulov.net/blogs/martin/2009/08/overwrite-olap-database-problem.html

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Generally I don’t blog technical issues as there are lots of good technical blogs out there, but as no-one else seemed to have blogged this I thought . . . → Read More: Cannot overwrite an OLAP database created outside of Project Server or by another Project Server Site.

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Fun with Analysis Services!

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Gee’d on by too many nights in hotels, I started briefly messing around with Analysis Services, and I started thinking that there must be so much you can do with this tool than the basics that you get out of the box. 

My main reason for this was that I wanted to get . . . → Read More: Fun with Analysis Services!

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