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Cube (Decision Support Objects)

  This feature will be removed in the next version of Microsoft SQL Server. Do not use this feature in new development work, and modify applications that currently use this feature as soon as possible.

The Cube object in Decision Support Objects (DSO) provides access to cubes, virtual cubes, and linked cubes associated with a database in Microsoft® SQL Server™ 2005 Analysis Services, supplied by the MDStores collection of the DSO Database object using the MDStore interface. The Cube object uses the MDStore interface, with a ClassType property of clsCube.

The Cube object is used to:

  • Provide access to the commands, data sources, dimensions, measures, partitions, and roles associated with a cube, virtual cube, or linked cube in Analysis Services.
  • Edit the structure of a cube, virtual cube, or linked cube.
  • Process a cube, virtual cube, or linked cube.
  • Manage object locks for a cube, virtual cube, or linked cube.