Source Element (Binding) (ASSL)

 

Applies To: SQL Server 2016 Preview

Identifies the source of data to which the parent element is bound.

  
<AggregationInstance> <!-- or one of the elements listed below in the Element Relationships table -->  
   ...  
   <Source>...</Source>  
   ...  
</Cube>  

CharacteristicDescription
Data type and lengthSee the table below.
Default valueNone
Cardinality0-1: Optional element that can occur once and only once.
Ancestor or ParentData Type
AggregationInstanceTabularBinding
AggregationInstanceMeasureColumnBinding
CubeDataSourceViewBinding
DataItemAny data type derived from Binding, depending on the parent of DataItem. For more information, see Remarks.
DimensionCubeDimensionBinding, DataSourceViewBinding, DimensionBinding, TimeBinding
DimensionAttributeAttributeBinding, UserDefinedGroupBinding
MeasureGroupMeasureGroupBinding
MeasureGroupDimensionMeasureGroupDimensionBinding
MiningStructureCubeDimensionBinding, DataSourceViewBinding, DimensionBinding
PartitionTabularBinding
ProactiveCachingAny data type derived from ProactiveCachingBinding, depending on the processing and notification options used by the parent of the ProactiveCaching element.
RelationshipElement
Parent elementsAggregationInstance, AggregationInstanceMeasure, Cube, DataItem, Dimension, DimensionAttribute, MeasureGroup, MeasureGroupDimension, MiningStructure, Partition, ProactiveCaching.
Child elementsNone

In the Source element, the derived Binding data types that are allowed in the DataItem element depend on the parent of the DataItem element.

DataItem ParentAllowed Data Types
DimensionAttributeAttributeBinding, ColumnBinding, TimeAttributeBinding (only for KeyColumns).
MeasureGroupAttributeAttributeBinding, ColumnBinding, InheritedBinding.
ScalarMiningStructureColumnColumnBinding

For more information about the Binding type, including tables of Analysis Services Scripting Language (ASSL) objects of the Binding type and the inheritance hierarchy of Binding types, see Binding Data Type (ASSL).

For more information about data bindings in ASSL, see Data Sources and Bindings (SSAS Multidimensional).

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