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…


Profiling SSAS : where have my milliseconds gone ?!?

Hi Everyone, A short post to illustrate a pattern which I only recently clarified. Ever wondered why your “time” columns in a SSAS profiler trace had all .000 values for milliseconds (therefore giving you only a precision level of a second) ?   Well this seems to happen when it is the Profiler tool that…