Install/Configure Analysis Services on SQL Server Always-on Nodes

Riaz 0 Reputation points

Dear All,

We have a 4-nodes Windows cluster (2 HQ nodes, 2 DR nodes); the quorum is file share witness. Windows OS is 2016.

On this cluster, we have SQL Server 2016 & 2019 availability groups. Some AGs have HQ Nodes only, some have HQ & DR Nodes.

In our setup, we don't have shared disks.

We want to install SQL Server 2019 Analysis services in our setup (HQ Nodes only). How we can implement the SSAS with high availability option without the shared disks on the current nodes? Can we use UNC path? I am pretty much new to SSAS world so don't have any idea on how to proceed.


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  1. PercyTang-MSFT 12,426 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor

    Hi @Riaz

    You can install SSAS on a local disk.

    You can refer to the official documentation.

    Or you can check out this video, it is very helpful for newbies.

    Best regards,

    Percy Tang

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