Multidimensional Model Programming

Applies to: SQL Server Analysis Services Azure Analysis Services Fabric/Power BI Premium

SQL Server Analysis Services provides several APIs that you can use to program against an Analysis Services instance and the multidimensional databases that it makes available. This section describes the approaches available to developers who want to create custom applications using Analysis Services multidimensional solutions. You can use this information to choose the programming interface that best meets the requirements of a particular project. Analysis Services development projects can be based on managed or non-managed code that runs on a Windows platform, or other platforms that support HTTP access.

In This Section

Understanding Microsoft OLAP Architecture

Developing with ADOMD.NET

Developing with Analysis Management Objects (AMO)

Developing with XMLA in Analysis Services

Developing with Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL)

Extending OLAP functionality

Analysis Services OLE DB Provider (Analysis Services - Multidimensional Data)

See Also

Tabular Model Programming for Compatibility Levels 1050 through 1103
Data Mining Programming