Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database that will enable companies to analyze large volumes of operational and transactional information in real time, from virtually any data source, and that will eventually deliver an entirely new class of applications that will change the way people think, work, plan, and operate.
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entity describing only one event from the real world, and vice versa. In contrast, OLAP data organization disregards the theories of normalization, and the data is rather kept in the so-called star or snowflake schema. In this way, one central (a.k.a., inner or fact ) table contains the primary keys for all other outer or dimension tables, whereby one entity can describe multiple real-world events and/or notions. Technically, an Analytic View or OLAP cube is a set of physical tables, interconnected in a