Analysis Services Backward Compatibility

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesnoAzure Analysis Services

The topics in this section describe the changes in behavior between versions of SQL Server Analysis Services.

In This Section

Topics Description
Deprecated Analysis Services Features in SQL Server 2016 Describes features that are retained in the current version to maintain backward compatibility, but which will be removed in a future version of Analysis Services.
Discontinued Analysis Services Functionality in SQL Server 2016 Describes features that existed in earlier versions of Analysis Services but are now officially unsupported in the current version.
Breaking Changes to Analysis Services Features in SQL Server 2016 Describes code changes introduced in this release of Analysis Services that could potentially break a model or custom applications or script created in previous versions of the software.
Behavior Changes to Analysis Services Features in SQL Server 2016 Describes existing features that have different behaviors in this release of Analysis Services. Common examples include changing a default to a new or different value, disallowing a previously allowable operation or configuration, or a introducing a requirement to manually revise or replace a setting or configuration that is lost during upgrade.

See Also

What's New in Analysis Services
Upgrade Analysis Services