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cube seen as tabular - import power bi

Hi,

we cannot use our multidimensional cube in PBI Desktop because we cannot import it as a cube.

 

When importing the SSAS instance, normally, opening one of the database menu we can see only the cube object.

Now, after opening the db we find a folder, in which all measure groups and dimensions are listed and need to be selected all.

 

What could be the problem?


Thanks

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@mlaiks

 

It seems you are using import mode. When connect live, it should be like this:

 

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Regards,

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Advocate II
Advocate II

You aren't supposed to import a cube, you are supposed to live query it through a live connection. 

 

Importing it flattens the cube into a huge table, and would probably crash the server. 

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Advocate II
Advocate II

You aren't supposed to import a cube, you are supposed to live query it through a live connection. 

 

Importing it flattens the cube into a huge table, and would probably crash the server. 

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Super User IV
Super User IV

Can you just use a live (DirectQuery) connection?


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Yes, we used a Live Connection, but we see as shown as belowUntitled.jpg

 

@mlaiks

 

It seems you are using import mode. When connect live, it should be like this:

 

45.PNG

 

34.PNG

 

Regards,

View solution in original post

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