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ProcessingMode Element (ASSL)

Indicates whether the instance should index and aggregate during or after processing.

<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.

Relationship Element

Parent elements

Cube, Dimension, MeasureGroup, Partition

Child elements


The value of ProcessingMode on the Cube provides the default for the cube, and can be overridden by setting ProcessingMode for each partition.

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

Value Description


The instance indexes and performs aggregations during processing.


The instance indexes and performs aggregations after processing.

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