Statement Element (XMLA)

Contains a query or statement to be sent using the Execute method to an instance of Analysis Services.



Element characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length String
Default value None
Cardinality 0-n: Optional element that can occur more than once.

Element relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements Command
Child elements None


The Statement command executes a query or statement on the Analysis Services instance. Analysis Services supports the following languages:

  • Multidimensional Expressions (MDX)

  • Data Mining Extensions (MDX)

  • A subset of Structured Query Language (SQL)