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Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Function Page
Function Name: Head
Category: Set
Description: The Head function returns the first specified number of members from the supplied set.
Syntax: HEAD( «Set»[, «Numeric Expression»] )
Technet Link: MDX Head Function




The query below returns the first four members from the Date.Date hierarchy in the Date dimension.
 

SELECT
      {} ON COLUMNS,
      HEAD([Date].[Date].[Date].Members,4) ON ROWS
FROM
      [Adventure Works]
 
 

 
The following query shows the top 10 Products with the highest Internet Order Count. This same resultset could be obtained using the TopCount function.
 

SELECT
      {[Measures].[Internet Order Count]} ON COLUMNS,
      HEAD(Order([Product].[Product Categories].[Product].members ,[Measures].[Internet Order Count] ,BDESC) ,10) ON ROWS
FROM
      [Adventure Works]
 
 

 
 

 
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