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About the test:

The SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services) Online Test uses scenario-based multiple choice questions to evaluate candidates on their technical knowledge and practical skills related to designing, developing, and deploying SSAS solutions. The test aims to determine candidates' ability to analyze data and generate insights using SSAS, as well as their familiarity with SSAS best practices, design patterns, and techniques.

Covered skills:

  • Data Mining Architecture
  • Data Mining Techniques
  • Types Of Mining Architecture
  • Technological Drivers
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9 reasons why
9 reasons why

Adaface SSAS Test 2008 is the most accurate way to shortlist SSAS Developers

Reason #1

Tests for on-the-job skills

The SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services) Online Test helps recruiters and hiring managers identify qualified candidates from a pool of resumes, and helps in taking objective hiring decisions. It reduces the administrative overhead of interviewing too many candidates and saves time by filtering out unqualified candidates.

The Adaface SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services) Online Test screens candidates for the typical skills recruiters look for SSAS Developer roles:

  • Experience in SQL Server Analysis Service (SSAS) 
  • Knowledge of multidimensional SSAS OLAP Cubes 
  • Experience with infrastructure such as SQL Profile Trace 
  • Experience with complicated SQL queries and data modelling
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • Experience in PowerBI

The insights generated from this assessment can be used by recruiters and hiring managers to identify the best candidates for SSAS Developer roles. Anti-cheating features enable you to be comfortable with conducting assessments online. The SSAS (SQL Server Analysis Services) Online Test is ideal for helping recruiters identify which candidates have the skills to do well on the job.

Reason #2

No trick questions

no trick questions

Traditional assessment tools use trick questions and puzzles for the screening, which creates a lot of frustration among candidates about having to go through irrelevant screening assessments.

The main reason we started Adaface is that traditional pre-employment assessment platforms are not a fair way for companies to evaluate candidates. At Adaface, our mission is to help companies find great candidates by assessing on-the-job skills required for a role.

Why we started Adaface ->
Reason #3

Non-googleable questions

We have a very high focus on the quality of questions that test for on-the-job skills. Every question is non-googleable and we have a very high bar for the level of subject matter experts we onboard to create these questions. We have crawlers to check if any of the questions are leaked online. If/ when a question gets leaked, we get an alert. We change the question for you & let you know.

These are just a small sample from our library of 10,000+ questions. The actual questions on this SSAS 2008 Test will be non-googleable.

🧐 Question


We're managing a SQL Server 2008 Analysis Services (SSAS) database for our company. We're the Duplicate Key error when we operate the Analysis Services database. We need to alter the ErrorConfiguration attribute in order to make processing run normally. What should we do?
🧐 Question🔧 Skill


2 mins
🧐 Question🔧 Skill💪 Difficulty⌛ Time
Easy2 mins
Reason #4

1200+ customers in 75 countries

customers in 75 countries

With Adaface, we were able to optimise our initial screening process by upwards of 75%, freeing up precious time for both hiring managers and our talent acquisition team alike!

Brandon Lee, Head of People, Love, Bonito

Reason #5

Designed for elimination, not selection

The most important thing while implementing the pre-employment SSAS 2008 Test in your hiring process is that it is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. In other words: you want to use the test to eliminate the candidates who do poorly on the test, not to select the candidates who come out at the top. While they are super valuable, pre-employment tests do not paint the entire picture of a candidate’s abilities, knowledge, and motivations. Multiple easy questions are more predictive of a candidate's ability than fewer hard questions. Harder questions are often "trick" based questions, which do not provide any meaningful signal about the candidate's skillset.

Reason #6

1 click candidate invites

Email invites: You can send candidates an email invite to the SSAS 2008 Test from your dashboard by entering their email address.

Public link: You can create a public link for each test that you can share with candidates.

API or integrations: You can invite candidates directly from your ATS by using our pre-built integrations with popular ATS systems or building a custom integration with your in-house ATS.

invite candidates
Reason #7

Detailed scorecards & benchmarks

Reason #8

High completion rate

Adaface tests are conversational, low-stress, and take just 25-40 mins to complete.

This is why Adaface has the highest test-completion rate (86%), which is more than 2x better than traditional assessments.

test completion rate
Reason #9

Advanced Proctoring

About SSAS Developer Roles

Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) is a data mining and online analytical processing (OLAP) utility for Microsoft SQL Server. Organizations use SSAS as a tool to evaluate and make sense of information that may be dispersed across several databases or in separate tables or files.

A SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) Developer creates solutions to help the company by providing data, analytics, and reports that support a variety of functions such as metrics, dashboards, and data discovery.

Typical SSAS Developer responsibilities include:

  • Create and develop solutions that span data processing activities from the data lake (stage) through star schemas and reporting views / tables, and then to SSAS
  • Create and enhance Microsoft Analysis Services cubes (both tabular and dimensional)
  • Knowledge of MDX and DAX 
  • Work with different teams within the company to provide technological solutions that meet both business and technical needs
  • Mentor colleagues and take the initiative in strengthening colleagues' skill sets in order for them to have a better grasp of Analysis Services
  • Maintain documentation for any procedures that have been implemented
  • Adhere to and offer changes to coding standards and best practises, and contribute to their advancement

What roles can I use the SSAS 2008 Test for?

  • SSAS Developer
  • SQL Server BI Developer

What topics are covered in the SSAS Test 2008?

Data sources, Database, Data mining engine, Pattern evaluation module, GUI, Knowledge Base

Data Mining Architecture

No-coupling Data Mining, Loose Coupling Data Mining, Semi-Tight Coupling Data Mining, Tight Coupling Data mining

Types Of Mining Architecture

Decision Trees, Sequential patterns, Clustering, Prediction, Association, Classification

Data Mining Techniques

Database size, Query complexity

Technological Drivers

On-Line Analytical Processing


On-Line Transactional Processing

Data Source

Data Source View

Named Calculation
Named Query
Logical Keys and Relationships

Unified Dimensional Model

TWO-Tier Architecture

Fast Analysis, Shared, Multidimensional, Information


Structured Query Language


Multidimensional Expressions


Data Mining Extensions


Analysis Services Scripting Language

Derived Measure and Calculated Measure
Analysis Services Information Worker
Business Analysis Enhancements
Data Mart
Cube Development
Dimension Table
Fact Table
Factless Fact Table
Attribute Relationships

Slowly Changing Dimension

Surrogate Key
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The hiring managers felt that through the technical questions that they asked during the panel interviews, they were able to tell which candidates had better scores, and differentiated with those who did not score as well. They are highly satisfied with the quality of candidates shortlisted with the Adaface screening.

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Can I combine multiple skills into one custom assessment?

Yes, absolutely. Custom assessments are set up based on your job description, and will include questions on all must-have skills you specify.

Do you have any anti-cheating or proctoring features in place?

We have the following anti-cheating features in place:

  • Non-googleable questions
  • IP proctoring
  • Web proctoring
  • Webcam proctoring
  • Plagiarism detection
  • Secure browser

Read more about the proctoring features.

How do I interpret test scores?

The primary thing to keep in mind is that an assessment is an elimination tool, not a selection tool. A skills assessment is optimized to help you eliminate candidates who are not technically qualified for the role, it is not optimized to help you find the best candidate for the role. So the ideal way to use an assessment is to decide a threshold score (typically 55%, we help you benchmark) and invite all candidates who score above the threshold for the next rounds of interview.

What experience level can I use this test for?

Each Adaface assessment is customized to your job description/ ideal candidate persona (our subject matter experts will pick the right questions for your assessment from our library of 10000+ questions). This assessment can be customized for any experience level.

Does every candidate get the same questions?

Yes, it makes it much easier for you to compare candidates. Options for MCQ questions and the order of questions are randomized. We have anti-cheating/ proctoring features in place. In our enterprise plan, we also have the option to create multiple versions of the same assessment with questions of similar difficulty levels.

I'm a candidate. Can I try a practice test?

No. Unfortunately, we do not support practice tests at the moment. However, you can use our sample questions for practice.

What is the cost of using this test?

You can check out our pricing plans.

Can I get a free trial?

Yes, you can sign up for free and preview this test.

I just moved to a paid plan. How can I request a custom assessment?

Here is a quick guide on how to request a custom assessment on Adaface.

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