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HierarchyStructureType Enumeration

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

An enumeration of the different hierarchy structure types allowed by the engine.

Namespace:   Microsoft.AnalysisServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.dll)

public enum HierarchyStructureType

Member nameDescription
Natural

A hierarchy identified by the engine as Natural. An example of a natural hierarchy is a structure consisting of dates, where a given calendar year is the natural parent of a set of quarters, and a given quarter is the logical parent of a set of months, and a given month is the natural parent of a set of days.

Unknown

The hierarchy is of an unknown kind.

Unnatural

Usually a user defined hierarchy that the engine was not able to classify as a natural hierarchy.

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