Processing 2016 Tabular From SSIS 2014

Meagan Longoria shows how to process a Tabular Model with a compatibility level of 1200 in SQL Server Integration Services 2014:

Attempting to use the AS Processing Task results in the following error: “[Analysis Services Execute DDL Task] Error: This command cannot be executed on database ‘MySSASDB’ because it has been defined with StorageEngineUsed set to TabularMetadata. For databases in this mode, you must use Tabular APIs to administer the database”

The reason for keeping SSAS processing in an SSIS package was because it kept consistent logging throughout their data refresh process. So we set out to find another solution.

Read on for the explanation and the solution.

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