Sources Element (XMLA)

Contains a collection of Source elements for the parent MergePartitions element.

Syntax

<MergePartitions>
...
   <Sources>
      <Source>...</Source>
   </Sources>
...
</MergePartitions>

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description

Data type and length

None

Default value

None

Cardinality

1-1: Required element that occurs once and only once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element

Parent elements

MergePartitions

Child elements

Source

Remarks

Example

The following example combines all four partitions of the Internet Sales measure group into the Internet_Sales_2004 target partition. The example uses the AdventureWorks cube of the AdventureWorks sample Analysis Services database.

<MergePartitions xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/analysisservices/2003/engine">
  <Sources>
    <Source>
      <DatabaseID>database</DatabaseID>
      <CubeID>Adventure Works DW</CubeID>
      <MeasureGroupID>Fact Internet Sales 1</MeasureGroupID>
      <PartitionID>Internet_Sales_2001</PartitionID>
    </Source>
    <Source>
      <DatabaseID>database</DatabaseID>
      <CubeID>Adventure Works DW</CubeID>
      <MeasureGroupID>Fact Internet Sales 1</MeasureGroupID>
      <PartitionID>Internet_Sales_2002</PartitionID>
    </Source>
    <Source>
      <DatabaseID>database</DatabaseID>
      <CubeID>Adventure Works DW</CubeID>
      <MeasureGroupID>Fact Internet Sales 1</MeasureGroupID>
      <PartitionID>Internet_Sales_2003</PartitionID>
    </Source>
  </Sources>
  <Target>
    <DatabaseID>database</DatabaseID>
    <CubeID>Adventure Works DW</CubeID>
    <MeasureGroupID>Fact Internet Sales 1</MeasureGroupID>
    <PartitionID>Internet_Sales_2004</PartitionID>
  </Target>
</MergePartitions>

See Also

Concepts

Properties (XMLA)

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