Select a Mining Model and a Data Mining Viewer
Applies to: SQL Server 2019 and earlier Analysis Services Azure Analysis Services Power BI Premium
Data mining was deprecated in SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services and now discontinued in SQL Server 2022 Analysis Services. Documentation is not updated for deprecated and discontinued features. To learn more, see Analysis Services backward compatibility.
You can explore a mining model by using one of the viewers on the Mining Model Viewer tab of Data Mining Designer. You can easily switch between models, or change the viewer that is used.
The Mining Model drop-down list box on the Mining Model Viewer tab of Data Mining Designer in SQL Server Data Tools contains a list of all the mining models that are in the current mining structure.
Custom viewers are provided for each type of model. For an overview of all the custom viewers, see Mining Model Viewers (Data Mining Model Designer). For a walkthrough of how to use the custom viewers to understand a model, see Lesson 4: Exploring the Targeted Mailing Models (Basic Data Mining Tutorial).
The Microsoft Generic Content Viewer shows the patterns discovered by the algorithm in a standard representation of nodes in a tree. Although the generic tree view shows all the content for the model in rich detail, it is more difficult to interpret. For more information, see Browse a Model Using the Microsoft Generic Content Tree Viewer.
To select a viewer type
Select the viewer that is provided for the specific type of model that you created, using the Viewer list at the top of the Mining Model Viewer tab.
Or, use the Microsoft Generic Mining Content Viewer
To select a mining model to view
- On the Mining Model Viewer tab in Data Mining Designer, select the mining model that you want to view from the Mining Model list.
The selected mining model opens in the viewer that is provided for that model type.