SSAS documentation tools

List of SQL Server Analysis Services (OLAP server) documentation tools.

ApexSQL Doc

ApexSQL Doc tool is a SQL database documentation tool that enables documenting SQL Server databases and SSAS packages. It provides documentation of SSAS multidimensional and tabular models.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No
Export: CHM,HTML,MS Word,PDF

Doc xPress

DOC xPress offers complete documentation for SQL Server databases and BI tools, including SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, Oracle, Hive, Tableau, Informatica, and Excel. In addition, the documentation can be customized for different audiences, so users only see the most relevant information for their role.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No
Export: CHM,HTML,MS Word,RTF

Squarehouse Commentary

Squarehouse Commentary is a new and unique data warehousing metadata management platform built specifically for SSAS. It is the world's first data warehousing metadata management platform focused on Microsoft Analysis Services helping to connect developers, subject matter experts and end-users.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No
Export: -

Elasoft SqlSpec

SqlSpec is a database documentation tool that will generate easy-to-read database documentation for almost all platforms. It has both GUI and command-line interface.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: Yes
Export: CHM,HTML

xSQL Documenter

xSQL Documenter provides comprehensive, uniform, and easily navigable database documentation in HTML and compiled CHM format. It offers documentation for SQL databases and BI tools.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: Yes
Export: CHM,HTML

SSRS Reports to document SSAS 2008 DB

SSAS 2008 DMVs allows you to easily access Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) metadata. You can execute SSAS DMV queries directly in the Analysis Services environment.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Free
Free edition: Yes
Export: HTML,SSRS: PDF

SSAS Documentation Generator (script)

SSAS Documentation Generator script will generate a Data Dictionary for an SSAS Cube. The script demonstrates the type of code/documentation generation Dimodelo Architect is capable of producing. Dimodelo Architect is a Data Warehouse Automation tool for the Microsoft platform. Using Dimodelo Architect you can Design, Generate, Deploy and Execute a Data Warehouse.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Commercial
Free edition: No
Export: HTML

BISM SSAS Tabular Documentation Tool

BISM SSAS Tabular Documentation Tool creates an excel document with the metadata of all objects in a SSAS Tabular Model.

Runs on: (for desktop): Windows
Commercial: Free
Free edition: Yes
Export: MS Excel