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StorageMode Element
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StorageMode Element (ASSL)

Determines the storage mode for the parent element.

<Cube> <!-- or Dimension, MeasureGroup, Partition -->

Characteristic Description

Data type and length

String (enumeration)

Default value



0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.

The value of this element is limited to one of the strings listed in the following table.

Value Description


The parent uses multidimensional OLAP (MOLAP) storage.


The parent uses relational OLAP (ROLAP) storage.


The parent uses hybrid OLAP (HOLAP) storage.

This value is not valid for Dimension parent elements.

The enumeration that corresponds to the allowed values for StorageMode in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model is StorageMode.

The elements that correspond to the parents of StorageMode in the Analysis Management Objects (AMO) object model are Cube, Dimension, MeasureGroup, and Partition.

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