There are 4 entries for the tag ASSP
SSAS: Creating a Rowset action with the ExecuteSQL .Net stored procedure
A few weeks ago I did a post introduced the ExecuteSQL .net stored procedure for SSAS. Chris Webb asked if this function can be called from Excel 2007 when it is set this up as a rowset action and I figured that this would make a good topic for a blog post. So the following screen shots show how you would go about setting up such an action. As a quick example I cheated a bit and set up an Rowset action that calls the sp_who2 system stored procedure. This way I did not have a depedancy on any particular ......

Posted On Thursday, July 2, 2009 7:42 AM | Comments (15)

SSAS: Executing Arbitrary SQL queries
I had a question a little while ago via my blog about possibly using a rowset action to execute a SQL query against a specified table. Although a rowset action will allow you to enter a SQL query, such a query is still executed against the current cube and only the subset of SQL supported by SSAS can be used. Basically the rowset action just returns a flattened result set. However what would be possible would be to write a .Net stored procedure and use that to execute your SQL query. The code itself ......

Posted On Thursday, June 18, 2009 11:20 PM | Comments (6)

Building a better DMV
Following along on my recent theme of exploring the metadata rowsets and the new Dynamic Management Views (DMV) in SSAS 2008. I have added a new DMV function to the Analysis Services Stored Procedure project ( which is included in the v1.2 release that I put out just before Christmas. This all started off when I decided to look at extending the existing Discover() function to provide for sorting and filtering. And I originally started off by building a wrapper ......

Posted On Wednesday, January 30, 2008 10:45 PM | Comments (3)

SSAS: Analysis Services Stored Procedure Project (ASSP) 1.1 release is out!
It's been a little while since we did the initial release of ASSP, but things have been bubbling along quietly in the background and today we pushed out another release which in addition to a few minor fixes includes the following new features. ListFunctions - This is cool on a couple of fronts (and not just because it is one of mine :) ) Firstly it is practical because it will list all the available functions in all the .Net assemblies that have been registered either at the server or, if you pass ......

Posted On Sunday, June 24, 2007 10:32 PM | Comments (1)