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ObjectDefinition Element
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ObjectDefinition Element (XMLA)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Contains one or more Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) elements, used to create or alter objects on an instance of Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services.


<Create> <!-- or Alter -->
   ...
   <ObjectDefinition>
      <!-- One or more ASSL elements -->
   </ObjectDefinition>
   ...
</Create>

Characteristic

Description

Data type and length

None

Default value

None

Cardinality

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

Relationship

Element

Parent elements

Alter, Create

Child elements

Required ASSL elements. One or more ASSL elements, used to define Analysis Services objects. For more information about ASSL, see Properties (XMLA).

The following example creates an empty database named Test Database on an Analysis Services instance.

<Create xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/analysisservices/2003/engine">
   <ObjectDefinition>
      <Database xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
         <Name>Test Database</Name>
         <Description>A test database.</Description>
      </Database>
   </ObjectDefinition>
</Create>

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