What is OLAP?

Jedox

In this blog post, we’ll look at the definition of OLAP as well as an overview of the technology. We explain what lies behind OLAP, what cubes have to do with it and what makes the technology so powerful for modern planning, budgeting, and forecasting. The basis of any EPM solution is digitally available data and O n l ine A nalytical P rocessing (OLAP) organizes and visualizes data multidimensionally. What’s so special about OLAP technology?

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OLAP and Hadoop: The 4 Differences You Should Know

Perficient Data & Analytics

OLAP and Hadoop are not the same. OLAP is a technology to perform multi-dimensional analytics like reporting and data mining. They can be used together but there are differences when choosing between using Hadoop/MapReduce data processing versus classic OLAP. For transactions and data mining use OLAP. For known cleaned data/processes that yield definitive results of high integrity use OLAP. E.g., use OLAP for weather sensors, but Hadoop for weather models.

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BI Cubed: Data Lineage on OLAP Anyone?

Octopai

This is how the Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) cube was born, which you might call one of the grooviest BI inventions developed in the 70s. OLAP cube is designed as a solution to pre-compute totals and subtotals when the database server is idle. Complete data lineage on OLAP cube.

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Building Quick, Robust, and Flexible APIs with Data Virtualization

Data Virtualization

Business analytics API BI Cloud cloud data warehouses CRM Data integration Data Science Data Sources data virtualization data-driven application DB2 Denodo Platform ERP Essbase Excel GeoJSON GraphQL Hadoop systems HTTP mongoDB MS SSAS Neo4J NoSQL OLAP databases Oracle PostgreSQL Redshift REST APIs REST web services SaaS Salesfroce SAP SAP BAPI SAP BW SAP HANA Snowflake SOAP SQL query optimization SQL Server

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How to Build a Performant Data Warehouse in Redshift

Sisense

OLTP vs OLAP. First, we’ll dive into the two types of databases: OLAP (Online Analytical Processing) and OLTP (Online Transaction Processing). An OLAP database is best for situations where you read from the database more often than you write to it. OLAP databases excel at queries that require large table scans (e.g. Redshift is a type of OLAP database. Let’s say your use case fits an OLAP database. Tech Talk Data Warehouse OLAP

Infoworks Automated Big Data Engineering

Jen Underwood

Big Data & IoT Data Warehousing Spark Automation Hadoop Sponsored Solution Review OLAPby Jen Underwood. Recently I engaged in a guided “hands-on” evaluation of Infoworks, a “no code” big data engineering solution that expedites and automates Hadoop and cloud workflows. Within four hours of logging. Read More.

Data Cube Operations – SQL Queries

Perficient Data & Analytics

An OLAP cube is a data structure that overcomes the limitations of relational databases by providing rapid analysis of data. It is a Multidimensional cube that is built using OLAP databases. OLAP cubes can display and sum large amounts of data while also providing users with searchable access to any data points so that the data can be rolled up, sliced, and diced as needed to handle the widest variety of questions that are relevant to a user’s area of interest. Introduction.

Why Memory-Centric Architecture Is The Future Of In-Memory Computing

DataFloq

In the earliest days of corporate database architecture, the standard database was an analytical database (OLAP) which imported data from a transactional database (OLTP) after running it through ETL operations every so often to make it palatable to the analytical database. Loading data into memory before processing it has always been the way that programs in the past have utilized RAM.

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Reporting is used in almost every company

BI-Survey

Model-based analysis like OLAP analysis on cubes or ad hoc analysis based on semantic models provides greater flexibility for end users to pull information out of their information landscape. C lassic BI is still dominant when it comes to distilling insights from data. Standard or enterprise reporting is used in almost every company (95 percent, see Figure 1) leaving little room for improvement.

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The Business Intelligence Market – What’s Old is New

In(tegrate) the Clouds

Thanks to The OLAP Report for lots of great market materials. Comshare, Pilot, Metaphor, watch out here comes some more: OLAP, ROLAP, HOLAP, MOLAP now my head hurts. OLAP for the masses, gents? OLAP Services, TM1, Pablo, Wired, and Crystal fun. Showcase, SQRIBE all get imbibed and don’t forget OLAP@ Work.

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Navigating Data Entities, BYOD, and Data Lakes in Microsoft Dynamics

Jet Global

Online analytical processing (OLAP), which enabled users to quickly and easily view data along different dimensions, was coming of age. The challenge with OLAP, however, is that it requires intensive processing power to aggregate data according to various categories or dimensions.

Reporting System: Everything You Need to Know

FineReport

The data analysis part is responsible for extracting data from the data warehouse, using the query, OLAP, data mining to analyze data, and forming the data conclusion with data visualization.

Top 10 Free and Open Source BI Tools in 2020

FineReport

Pentaho from Hitachi Vantara offers a suite of open source business intelligence(BI) products that help IT and business users to do data integration, OLAP services, reporting, dashboarding, data mining and ETL capabilities. It includes engines for reporting, multidimensional analysis (OLAP), charts, KPI, interactive cockpit, ad-hoc reporting, location intelligence, free inquiry, real-time dashboards, mobile, master data management, ETL and more.

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Octopai Users Do More with Enhanced Data Lineage Capabilities + Complete BI Data Catalog

Octopai

New version boasts features and enhancements in BI automation that are making users smile big. Really big. We are constantly working on adding new features to our BI intelligence platform that enables our users to get the most accurate and complete story behind their data.

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The Enterprise AI Revolution Starts with BI

Jet Global

The optimized data warehouse isn’t simply a number of relational databases cobbled together, however—it’s built on modern data storage structures such as the Online Analytical Processing (or OLAP) cubes. Data warehousing, SQL, and OLAP cubes help address that—but how else can modern business intelligence solutions provide the necessary insight into business data, with or without the involvement of AI? Artificial Intelligence is coming for the enterprise.

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What Role Does Data Mining Play for Business Intelligence?

Jet Global

Business intelligence (BI) software can help by combining online analytical processing (OLAP), location intelligence, enterprise reporting, and more. Store and manage: Next, businesses store and manage the data in a multidimensional database system, such as OLAP or tabular cubes.

Replacing FRx and Management Reporter: What You Need to Know

Jet Global

Jet Analytics is a business intelligence and reporting solution with pre-built data warehouse and OLAP cubes for Dynamics GP. Data Warehouse and OLAP Cubes. Since implementing your Dynamics GP solution, you have probably been doing what you can with the financial report writers that came with it. Management Reporter (MR) replaced the retired FRx financial writing tool back in 2011, and now Microsoft has stopped making any major investments into the tool altogether.

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Best Reporting Tools List You Can’t Miss in 2020

FineReport

The former is more professional in report making, presentation, and printing, while the latter can make OLAP and predict analysis thanks to the BI capabilities. As reporting software, it does not support OLAP.

2019 Highlights in Metadata Management

Octopai

Expanded our support of Microsoft OLAP cube , an innovative open-source feat. As 2019 comes to a close, we think it’s the perfect time to review trends in metadata management as well as look at some of Octopai’s own highlights.

A Complete Guide For BI Reporting

FineReport

If you have advanced requirements for OLAP analysis or prediction, the BI suite is a better choice. . What is BI Reporting? . Business Intelligence is commonly divided into four different types: reporting, analysis, monitoring, and prediction. BI reporting is often called reporting.

Business Intelligence vs. Reporting: Finding Your Bread and Butter

Jet Global

Therefore, the real magic happens when OLAP cubes are built or delivered from the data warehouse. OLAP cubes do all the work by dimensionalizing all combinations of slicing and dicing the data ahead of time.

The Future of AI in the Enterprise

Jet Global

The optimized data warehouse isn’t simply a number of relational databases cobbled together, however—it’s built on modern data storage structures such as the Online Analytical Processing (or OLAP) cubes. The business world is at an inflection point when it comes to the application of Artificial Intelligence (or AI).

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CCPA 2020: Getting Your Data Landscape Ready

Octopai

As a company’s data landscape grows and evolves, more computing “horsepower” is needed to perform the ETL and OLAP cube processing required to populate data warehouses and drive reports and dashboards.

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Panduan Lengkap Untuk Pelaporan BI

FineReport

Jika Anda memerlukan analisis atau prediksi OLAP, maka software BI lebih cocok untuk Anda. Apa Itu Pelaporan BI? Business Intelligence umumnya dibagi menjadi empat jenis: pelaporan, analisis, pemantauan, dan prediksi. Pelaporan BI sering disebut sebagai pelaporan.

Financial Intelligence vs. Business Intelligence: What’s the Difference?

Jet Global

This practice, together with powerful OLAP (online analytical processing) tools, grew into a body of practice that we call “business intelligence.” Several decades ago, most finance professionals were thinking about their internal systems as “accounting software.” Over time, accounting software evolved to include inventory management, human resources, and even CRM. Along came ERP, and new opportunities opened up for greater efficiency and growth.

What’s the Difference Between Business Intelligence and Business Analytics?

Sisense

BI lets you apply chosen metrics to potentially huge, unstructured datasets, and covers querying, data mining , online analytical processing ( OLAP ), and reporting as well as business performance monitoring, predictive and prescriptive analytics. For your business to thrive, you need to know what’s working, what’s not, and how to improve. That much is obvious. But figuring out how to go about it? That’s the tricky part.

Here’s Why Automation For Data Lakes Could Be Important

Smart Data Collective

The way to work around this shortcoming is to use OLAP cubes or data models generated within memory, but these will take time to develop and test, especially since they need to be scalable to the level of use in a data lake. Data Lakes are among the most complex and sophisticated data storage and processing facilities we have available to us today as human beings.

Pelaporan Perusahaan: Panduan Komprehensif 2020

FineReport

Analisis data adalah tentang pengekstraksian data dari data warehouse dan menganalisisnya dengan metode analisis seperti kueri, OLAP, data mining, dan visualisasi data untuk menyimpulkan data. Apa Itu Pelaporan Perusahaan?

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Choosing the Reporting Tools: 5 Things You Need To Know

FineReport

‘Business understanding’ means realizing in-depth data analysis and smart data forecast, via BI functions such as OLAP analysis, data mining, and so on. You may have viewed many articles or reviews about reporting tools lists or open-source reporting tools.

Enterprise Reporting: The 2020’s Comprehensive Guide

FineReport

Data analysis is mainly about extracting data from the data warehouse and analyzing it with the analysis methods such as query, OLAP, data mining, and data visualization to form the data conclusion. What Is Enterprise Reporting? Enterprise reporting is a process of extracting, processing, organizing, analyzing, and displaying data in the companies. It uses enterprise reporting tools to organize data into charts, tables, widgets, or other visualizations.

The Future of AI in the Enterprise

Jet Global

The optimized data warehouse isn’t simply a number of relational databases cobbled together, however—it’s built on modern data storage structures such as the Online Analytical Processing (or OLAP) cubes. The business world is at an inflection point when it comes to the application of Artificial Intelligence (or AI).

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Jet vs. Data Entities in Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations

Jet Global

You also get a pre-built data warehouse and cubes (tabular or OLAP) that uses these data entities to de-normalize the tables and keep all your governed data in one place. Built from the bones of Dynamics AX, the cloud-based Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (D365FO) has introduced some new out-of-the-box reporting and analytical capabilities to customers.

Cloud Migrations: Big Challenges, Big Opportunities

Sisense

It’s used to dig up insights for business users, OLAP cubes, analytics apps, and ad-hoc analyses. When your organization decides to pull the trigger on a cloud migration, a lot of stuff will start happening all at once.

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AI vs. BI for Business, What Do You Need?

Jet Global

Beyond data warehousing and OLAP cubes , which provide the technical foundation, there are a number of additional components that can help enterprise businesses address their data requirements: Data modeling: Data modeling is a method of mapping out individual data sources across an enterprise and determining how they need to interact with one another to extract the most valuable business insights.

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Crystal Reports: Alternatives and Comparison with FineReport

FineReport

Compared to reporting tools, they can realize data forecast thanks to OLAP analysis and data mining technologies. What is Crystal Reports?. Crystal Reports is a popular windows-based reporting tool that originated in 1991. It can integrate up to twelve formats of data sources, and create dynamic reports. . SAP acquired Crystal Reports in 2007. The latest version released is Crystal Reports 2016. Crystal Report Alternative. Two types of software can replace the Crystal Report.

Database vs. Data Warehouse: What’s the Difference?

Jet Global

To manage all the integrated data inside a data warehouse, many companies build cubes (OLAP or tabular) for quick reporting and analysis. In the business landscape of 2019, data is the only currency that matters. The success of any business into the next year and beyond will depend entirely on the volume, accuracy, and reportability of the data they collect—and how well the business can analyze, extract insight from, and take action on that data.

Themes and Conferences per Pacoid, Episode 11

Domino Data Lab

Some may ask: “Can’t we all just go back to the glory days of business intelligence, OLAP, and enterprise data warehouses?” Paco Nathan ‘s latest article covers program synthesis, AutoPandas, model-driven data queries, and more. Introduction. Welcome back to our monthly burst of themespotting and conference summaries. BTW, videos for Rev2 are up: [link]. On deck this time ’round the Moon: program synthesis. In other words, using metadata about data science work to generate code.

Aplikasi Laporan: Panduan Komprehensif 2020

FineReport

Melalui fungsi BI seperti analisis OLAP, data mining, dan seterusnya, status usaha dan cara mengembangkan performa bisnis akan dihasilkan. Anda mungkin pernah membaca artikel atau ulasan tentang aplikasi pembuat laporan atau aplikasi laporan open-source. Apakah Anda sudah memutuskan software mana dari daftar tersebut untuk dipakai? Apakah Anda bingung dalam memilih mana yang terbaik?

Aplikasi Laporan: Panduan Komprehensif 2020

FineReport

Melalui fungsi BI seperti analisis OLAP, data mining, dan seterusnya, status usaha dan cara mengembangkan performa bisnis akan dihasilkan. Anda mungkin pernah membaca artikel atau ulasan tentang aplikasi pembuat laporan atau aplikasi laporan open-source. Apakah Anda sudah memutuskan software mana dari daftar tersebut untuk dipakai? Apakah Anda bingung dalam memilih mana yang terbaik?

Crystal Report: Alternatif dan Perbandingannya Dengan FineReport

FineReport

Dibandingkan dengan software serupa lainnya, software-software ini dapat memperkirakan data karena teknologi analisis OLAP dan data mining-nya. Apa Itu Crystal Report? Crystal Report adalah sebuah software pembuat laporan windows-based yang bermula sejak tahun 1991. Crystal Report dapat mengintegrasi sampai dengan 12 format data source dan membuat laporan yang dinamis. SAP mengakuisisi Crystal Report di tahun 2007. Versi terbaru yang dirilis adalah Crystal Report 2016.

Goodbye Oracle Discoverer, Hello Next-Generation Reporting

Jet Global

Using OBIEE as Discoverer’s replacement is intended to help unlock the power of your information with robust reporting, ad hoc query and analysis, OLAP, dashboard, and scorecard functionality that offers the end user an experience that comes with visualization, collaboration, alert capabilities, and more. User interfaces for ERP reporting tools are most often built with IT staff in mind, not the end user.

Self-Serve Data Preparation Doesn’t Mean Traditional ETL is Dead!

Smarten

They can use self-serve data preparation tools to connect to data sources like databases, OLAP cubes and spreadsheets using simple wizard based connection interface.

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