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Applix Still Shows a Presence in the OLAP Market
Applix Inc. has announced an agreement with Pelephone, Israel's second largest cellular network and handset supplier, to deliver its real-time, multi-dimensional On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) solution, iTM1 to analyze customer profiles for over 1.2 million Pelephone subscribers.
: a Presence in the OLAP Market Applix Still Shows a Presence in the OLAP Market M. Reed - June 19, 2000 Read Comments M. Reed - June 19, 2000 Event Summary Applix Inc. has announced an agreement with Pelephone, Israel s second largest cellular network and handset supplier, to deliver its real-time, multi-dimensional Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) solution, iTM1. Through its channel partner in Israel, BICONIX, Applix will provide Pelephone the business intelligence capability for insight and analysis o
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Appliances are taking up permanent residence in the data warehouse (DW). The reason: they are preconfigured, support quick deployment, and accelerate online analytical processing (OLAP) queries against large, multidimensional data sets. Discover the core criteria you should use to evaluate DW appliances, including performance, functionality, flexibility, scalability, manageability, integration, and extensibility.
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SAP HANA—One Technology to Watch in 2012 (and Beyond)
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.
: an InfoCube is an OLAP cube, or a set of relational tables arranged according to a star schema, whereby a large fact table in the middle is surrounded by several dimension tables). SAP BW Accelerator is a blade server that is optimized for fast indexing and searching. Both products can nowadays run on top of HANA. Confused and overwhelmed enough? HANA: A Universal (Future) Database The major point here is the HANA database will be able to handle both transactional and analytical (decision-making)
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On October 4, MicroStrategy announced the release of MicroStrategy 6, the latest in their line of Intelligent E-Business software products. On October 5, MicroStrategy and NCR announced agreements that will make NCR the OEM reseller of Microstrategy's product line, and allow Microstrategy to take over the development of NCR's TeraCube On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) engine.
: will purchase NCR s TeraCube OLAP business for $14 Million in MicroStrategy stock, and purchase an NCR Teradata Warehouse worth $11 Million to power their Strategy.com network. Under the terms of the agreement, MicroStrategy will provide the development effort for TeraCube 2.0, and optimize it for the NCR Teradata database. Market Impact The agreement between MicroStrategy and NCR signals another overlap in the data warehousing arena. Once again, a business intelligence vendor and a data warehouse vendor
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Business intelligence (BI) represents the tools and systems that play a key role in the strategic planning process by allowing a company to manipulate corporate data for decision-making. But what exactly are the primary components of BI?
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: provides data mining and OLAP capabilities to enable users to identify and set KPIs, set custom aggregations and semi-additive measures, and create decision trees and perform regression analyses to identify forward-looking business needs. Unified Dimensional Model (UDM) uses one platform to address the needs of multiple dimensional models and relational reporting, creating a centralized structure improving the performance of summary type queries. Reporting Services provides advanced authoring tools to
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In today's highly competitive business climate, the quality and timeliness of business information for an organization is not only a choice between profit and loss, it is a question of survival or bankruptcy. No business organization can deny the inevitable benefits of business intelligence.
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