SSAS project deployment fails with error "Internal error: Invalid enumeration value. Please call customer support."

Recently I have seen this error popping up more frequently. It can occur when you modify a SSAS project in Visual Studio 2008 (or BIDS 2008) and try to deploy it against an existing SSAS 2008 R2 database. The full error message will usually also mention a “storagemode” element and a metadata error for instantiating…


Where did my process progress events go?

Today’s post is about an elusive issue that was keeping us busy for a while. When you process SSAS objects (database, cube, partition, dimension etc.) manually in SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) or Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS), then you get a nice progress report window that shows you all processing stages:  However, sometimes you do…