Initial Installation (Analysis Services)
SQL Server Analysis Services is installed through the SQL Server Setup program. You can install Analysis Services alongside other SQL Server components or you can install Analysis Services as a stand-alone component.
What do you want to do?
To get started, decide which option best matches your objective, and then click a link for more information.
Read about hardware and software requirements, or learn more about components in SQL Server. For more information, see Hardware and Software Requirements for Installing SQL Server 2008 and Editions and Components of SQL Server 2008.
Learn about different approaches for installing Analysis Services. For more information, see Considerations for Installing Analysis Services
Install Analysis Services. For more information, see How to: Install SQL Server 2008 (Setup) or How to: Install SQL Server 2008 from the Command Prompt.