It seems Microsoft and the newly-independent Teradata have announced they’re going to ‘optimise interoperability’ between their platforms, with Analysis Services integration arriving in Q1 this year. Here’s the full press release:
This has been in the pipeline for absolutely ages – I remember hearing something about an alliance like this about four years ago. In fact Teradata is already explicitly supported as a data source for AS, so I wonder what it is they’re actually going to announce….?