Lots of searching with no results on how to rename a SSAS Tabular cube! So here’s how:
1: In SSDT > DEBUG > <Database Name> Properties
Step 2: Change your cube name!
Not the easiest place for it, but we get there in the end..
Just a quick one with some pretty pictures..
Step 1: Select a nice blank cell in Excel (B4 for instance)
Step 2: From the Data tab on the ribbon, select From Other Sources > From Analysis Services
Step 3: Enter the name of the server you want to connect to
Step 4: Click Next and then select the name of the Cube to which you want to connect from the dropdown
Step 5: Select the location of your new pivot table
Step 6: click OK and Robert’s your Mother’s brother.