Features and Enhancements in Management Pack for SQL Server Analysis Services

This section covers new functionality and improvements in Management Pack for SQL Server Analysis Services.

June 2022 - 7.0.38.0 RTM

What's New

  • Extended monitoring for VertiPaq memory by adding a new "Tabular database consumes too much VertiPaq memory" monitor and the "Database VertiPaq Memory Size (GB)" performance rule
  • Extended monitoring for PBI report rendering by adding a new "Memory consumed by running reports" monitor and the "Total memory usage by running reports on Server (GB)" performance rule
  • Improved rounding of values in alerts from memory-related workflows: "Memory configuration conflict with SQL Server" and "Non SSAS-related processes consume too much memory"
  • Added support for the SQL Server 2022 public preview
  • Updated display strings

December 2021 - 7.0.34.0 RTM

What's New

  • Improved alert generation by adding the machine name to the 'Source' path in the alerts view
  • Updated display strings

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with not working Operations Manager console tasks in clustered environments. Now tasks "Start Analysis Service" and "Stop Analysis Service" work properly

June 2021 - 7.0.32.0 RTM

What's New

  • Improved performance of Discovery and Monitoring workflows

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with failing space monitoring workflows for the Analysis Services database with a custom storage location

December 2020 - 7.0.29.0 RTM

What's New

  • Improved performance of partition discovery for multidimensional databases
  • Updated and improved System Center Operations Manager 2019 HTML Dashboards to display SSAS health and alerts

June 2020 - 7.0.22.0 RTM

Bug Fixes

  • Added tasks Start/Stop Analysis Services Windows Service
  • Updated display strings

December 2019 - 7.0.19.0 CTP

What's New

  • Added support for SQL Server Analysis Services 2012, 2014, and 2016 in addition to previously supported 2017 and up
  • Implemented Database Status monitor
  • Updated display strings

October 2018 - 7.0.10.0 RTM

What's New

  • Replaced the Core Library in the delivery with the version 7.0.7.0, that version which is delivered with the most recent RTM version of the management pack for SQL Server 2017+
  • Improved displaying of the SSAS instance version (now shows Patch Level version instead of Version)
  • Added missed dependency monitors required to roll up the instance health appropriately
  • Updated Summary dashboards
  • Updated display strings

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed alert for "Partition Storage Free Space" monitor