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Today I was looking for a Powershell script to automatize the backup of Analysis Services database also capable to manage retention.
In such search I stubled upon the SSASBackp PowerShell script created by Idera which is also released for free.
There’s other script beside that in their PowerShell Free Scripts page
Though many of them probably needs some customization to satisfy your own specific needs, they can be a very useful as starting point to build your own (SSAS Backup is one exception since it is full featured and immediately usable without any changes).
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About Davide Mauri
Davide Mauri - MCP, MCAD, MCDBA, MCT, MVP on SQL Server - has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5, and his interests cover the whole platform, from the Relational Engine to Analysis Services, from architecture definition to performance tuning. He also has a strong knowledge of XML, .NET and the Object Oriented Design principles, which allows him to have the correct vision and experience to handle development of complex business intelligence solutions. Having worked as a Microsoft Certified Teacher for many years, Davide is able to pass all his knowledge to his co-workers, allowing his team to deliver high-quality solutions. He currently works as a Mentor for SolidQ and can be found speaking in many Italian and internationals events.