Lesson 1-1 - Creating an Analysis Services Project

APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server Analysis ServicesnoAzure Analysis Services

In the following task, you use SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT) to create a new Analysis Services project named Analysis Services Tutorial, based on the Analysis Services Project template. A project is a collection of related objects. Projects exist within a solution, which includes one or more projects. For more information, see Create an Analysis Services Project (SSDT).

To create a new Analysis Services project

  1. Open SQL Server Data Tools.

  2. Create a new Analysis Services Multidimensional project. Choose the Analysis Services Multidimensional and Data Mining Project template.

    Notice the default project name, location, and the default solution name are generated in the bottom of the dialog box. By default, a new directory is created for the solution.

  3. Change the project Name to Analysis Services Tutorial, which also changes the Solution name box, and then click OK.

You have successfully created the Analysis Services Tutorial project, based on the Analysis Services Multidimensional and Data Mining Project template, within a new solution that is also named Analysis Services Tutorial.

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Defining a Data Source

See Also

Creating Multidimensional Models Using SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
Create an Analysis Services Project (SSDT)