XML Elements - Commands

This reference section contains XML for Analysis (XMLA) elements that can be used within the Command element during an Execute method call.

Element Description
Alter Element (XMLA) Contains Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) elements used by the Execute method to alter objects on an instance of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.
Backup Element Backs up a Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services database to a backup file.
Batch Element Performs one or more XML for Analysis (XMLA) commands as a batch operation, either sequentially or in parallel, on an instance of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.
BeginTransaction Element Begins a transaction on the current session with an Analysis Services instance.
Cancel Element Cancels a currently running command on an Analysis Services instance.
ClearCache Element Clears the memory cache for the specified object on an Analysis Services instance.
CommitTransaction Element Commits a transaction on the current session with an Analysis Services instance.
Create Element Contains Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) elements used by the Execute method to create objects on an Analysis Services instance.
Delete Element Deletes an object on an Analysis Services instance.
DesignAggregations Element Creates aggregations for an aggregation design on an Analysis Services instance.
Drop Element Deletes attribute members from a dimension.
Insert Element Inserts attribute members into a dimension.
Lock Element Locks a specified object on an Analysis Services instance.
MergePartitions Element Merges the data of one or more source partitions into a target partition, and then deletes the source partitions.
NotifyTableChange Element Notifies an Analysis Services instance that a change has occurred to tables in a specified data source.
Process Element Processes objects on an Analysis Services instance.
Restore Element Restores an Analysis Services database from a backup file.
RollbackTransaction Element Rolls back a transaction on the current session with an Analysis Services instance.
Statement Element Ccontains a query or statement to be sent using the Execute method to an instance of Analysis Services.
Subscribe Element Subscribes to a trace and returns a rowset containing the trace events from an Analysis Services instance.
Synchronize Element Synchronizes an Analysis Services database with another existing database.
Unlock Element Unlocks a specified lock on an Analysis Services instance.
Update Element Updates attribute members in a dimension.
UpdateCells Element Updates cells in a write-enabled cube.