Target Element (XMLA)

Represents the target partition to be merged during a MergePartitions command.

Syntax


<MergePartitions>  
   <Target>  
      <DatabaseID>...</DatabaseID>  
      <CubeID>...</CubeID>  
      <MeasureGroupID>...</MeasureGroupID>  
      <PartitionID>...</PartitionID>  
   </Target>  
</MergePartitions>  

Element Characteristics

Characteristic Description
Data type and length None
Default value None
Cardinality 1-n: Required element that can occur more than once.

Element Relationships

Relationship Element
Parent elements MergePartitions
Child elements CubeID, DatabaseID, MeasureGroupID, PartitionID

Remarks

The Target element is an object reference to a single partition into which the contents of the source partitions, specified by the Sources element of the parent MergePartitions element, are to be merged.

Example

The following example combines all four partitions of the Internet Sales measure group into the Internet_Sales_2004 target partition. The example refers to the AdventureWorks2012 cube of the AdventureWorks2012 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

Source Element (XMLA)
Properties (XMLA)