Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services Unleashed Review Chapter 26
This chapter starts with a comprehensive diagram with the comment, “Server subsystems are responsible for the different steps in processing a command.” This chapter discusses “XML/A” though I see “XMLA” used in the Microsoft documentation. I believe both variants are correct but I will be preferring XMLA. To me, the letters sound like a call sign for a digtal satellite radio station.
I went online to see if I could find a comparable diagram, and while I did not, I will list some of the pages I believe are related to the material in this section (chapters 26 through 30):
- Server Architecture (Analysis Services)
- Local Cubes (Analysis Services – Multidimensional Data)
- Clients (Analysis Services – Multidimensional Data)
- XMLA Concepts
I view these diagrams and conceptual descriptions as important to understanding how SSAS works. Continue reading “Server Architecture and Command Execution” »