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ALSO CALLED: Online Analytical Processing, OLAP Cube, On-line Analytical Processing Software, Multidimensional Online Analytical Processing, MOLAP, Multidimensional OLAP, Online Analytical Processing Software
DEFINITION: Hybrid online analytical processing (HOLAP) is a combination of relational OLAP (ROLAP) and multidimensional OLAP (usually referred to simply as OLAP). HOLAP was developed to combine the greater data capacity of ROLAP with the superior processing capability of OLAP.HOLAP can use varying combinations of ROLAP and OLAP technology. Typically it stores data in a both a relational database (RDB) and a multidimensional  … 
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IBM Solution Guide: Flash Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper showcases a comprehensive flash storage solution that allows your business to use data driven applications that operate at high availability and peak performance.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Apr 2013

IBM

Choosing an SSD Vendor
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report delves into the use cases where solid state storage has tremendous performance advantages and can produce reduced costs due to performance or enable applications that have been near to impossible using HDD technology. Read now to also discover the leading vendor in this accelerating technology.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 16 Dec 2013

Dell, Inc.

Ziff Davis: Maximizing Performance and Minimizing Cost with Interactive Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how IT decision makers can drive faster analytics over large data volumes in a data warehouse. It outlines how you can give end users the ability to have a more interactive analysis using online analytical processing (analysis.)
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 10 Apr 2013

IBM

Why DBMSs Matter More than Ever in the Big Data Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the importance of having a proper database management system in the age of Big Data. A good DBMS will prove accurate data to analytics and BI systems in real time.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

SQL Server 2012 Fast Track Data Warehouse on PowerEdge R720xd
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to configure your SQL Server data warehousing system to support growing online analytical processing (OLAP) loads while lowering costs, easing management, and improving performance.
Posted: 21 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Take BI to the Next Level with In-Memory Technology
sponsored by SAP APJ
WHITE PAPER: SAP in-memory computing is putting the "r" back in "real-time" computing by bringing together online transaction processing (OLTP) applications and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications at a lower total cost. Get an in-depth look at how this technology will impact business.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2011

SAP APJ

Real-Time Risk Monitoring
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Using a Visual Data Analytics Platform to Monitor and Manage Positions/Exposures in Real-Time Firms that engage in financial trading are exposed to counterparty risk (i.e., credit risk), market risk, and operational risk.
Posted: 02 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

BI is in the Details: How Columnar Technology Leverages the Latent Value in SQL Databases
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss how Vertica enhances the capabilities of analytical work through the implementation of different architecture for relational database-based analytical work. By simply rotating the orientation of the database from rows to columns, dramatic improvements in load and query speed, scalability and cost effectiveness are achieved.
Posted: 29 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Sep 2009

Vertica Systems

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of Oracle's capabilities for data warehousing, and discusses the key features and technologies by which Oracle-based business intelligence and data warehouse systems easily integrate information, perform fast queries, scale to very large data volumes and analyze any data.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

Oracle Corporation

IBM® Cognos Financial Statement Reporting (FSR) and British Airways
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Through the years, accounting standards have changed and older processes need to be refined with the new complexities. This paper discovers how to maintain a master annual report without the risk of inaccuracies with data consolidation.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

IBM

Solve your toughest challenges with data mining
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The predictive intelligence of data mining can help your organization make accurate and profitable decisions quickly.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

IBM

IBM Smart Analytics System Brochure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Smart Analytics System helps accelerate the delivery of insights for faster, smarter action; helps lower the cost of deriving more value from enterprise information; and features a modular architecture that enables organizations to easily add capacity and adapt to changing business needs. Check out this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

IBM

Oracle Database 11g for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white-paper provides an overview of Oracle Database 11g's capabilities for data warehousing, and discuses its key features and technologies. Discover how to integrate information, perform fast queries, scale to very large data volumes, and more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 23 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

BI for the People – and the 10 Pitfalls to Avoid in the New Decade
sponsored by QlikTech, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the 10 common pitfalls associated with traditional BI approaches that prevent organizations from getting full value from their BI investments. Continue reading to learn more about these 10 pitfalls and how to avoid them in the new decade.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

QlikTech, Inc.

Get Analytics Right from the Start
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Whether or not analytics should become an integral part of an organization’s planning and decision-making seems to be beyond question However, at what level, for what purpose and how to go about deploying analytics are questions that each organization needs to answer for itself. These questions are the focus of this paper.
Posted: 05 Aug 2010 | Published: 05 Aug 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Swiss Colony Integrates Web Data Using Pentaho
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The Swiss Colony is one of the world's largest and most successful multi-title catalog companies, with a strong infrastructure to capture and report information. As e-commerce grew as a channel, a whole new series of analytical requirements emerged. The Swiss Colony turned to Pentaho to move to the next level in its BI and analytics capacity.
Posted: 07 Jun 2010 | Published: 07 Jun 2010

Pentaho Corporation

Better Answers through Better Questions
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper helps readers understand the difference between the reporting tools SAP customers currently run and the SAP BusinessObjects Explorer. Continue reading to learn more about the how your approach to BI could change because of this product, and where you can test-drive the tool.
Posted: 01 Jun 2010 | Published: 01 Jun 2010

SAP America, Inc.

Driving Strategic Planning with Predictive Modeling
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncertainty makes strategic planning complex. Removing uncertainty can create unlimited business value. There are solutions to help organizations overcome uncertainty and achieve results. Read this white paper to learn how to drive strategic planning with predictive modeling.
Posted: 18 May 2010 | Published: 18 Jul 2008

Oracle Corporation

Analytics: The Art and Science of Better
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Successful organizations are using automated analytical tools to take a more scientific approach to decision making through observation, experimentation and measurement to improve their business processes. Read on to learn how with the right tools and information your organization can immensely increase the ease and success of decision making.
Posted: 07 Apr 2010 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

SAS

TDWI Checklist Report: Data Requirements for Advanced Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This checklist lists and explains data requirements that are unique to advanced analytics. This report focuses on the data requirements of advanced analytics so organizations may become better equipped to populate a data warehouse or analytic database with data and data models that ensure the success of advanced analytic applications.
Posted: 07 Apr 2010 | Published: 07 Apr 2010

SAS

The Top Five Challenges with SQL Server Reporting and BI (And What You Can Do About Them)
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: SQL Server is the world’s most widely used database for small and medium businesses due to its power, speed and affordability. Yet users often face challenges in producing the BI needed to gain crucial insight into their businesses. This paper can help those using Microsoft for business intelligence evaluate their situation and alternatives.
Posted: 15 Feb 2010 | Published: 12 Feb 2010

Birst

Automated Business Intelligence: Delivering Real Business Value, Quickly, Easily, and Affordably
sponsored by Birst
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper explores how traditional approaches fall short, what the automated solution and its benefits look like, how the on-demand delivery model best represents the integrated stack necessary for automation, and how the automated, on-demand model brings the benefits of BI to a far broader audience than ever before.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

Birst

The Path toward Pervasive Business Intelligence at Ferrari North America
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Organizations in all industries and of all sizes are turning to business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing (DW) technologies and services to either automate or support decision-making processes.
Posted: 02 Dec 2008 | Published: 02 Dec 2008

Tableau Software

Quicktour Demo: Key Differentiators between Microstrategy and Business Objects
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This tour provides an overview of MicroStrategy platform's uniquely powerful enterprise business intelligence capabilities and illustrates the 12 key differentiators between MicroStrategy and Business Objects.
Posted: 26 Nov 2008 | Published: 26 Nov 2008

MicroStrategy Incorporated

IT Briefing: How to Optimize ETL for Demanding Data Environments
sponsored by Syncsort
WHITE PAPER: This document is based on a Syncsort/TechTarget Webcast entitled "How to Optimize ETL for Demanding Data Environments."
Posted: 21 Oct 2008 | Published: 21 Oct 2008

Syncsort
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OLAP DEFINITION (continued): …  database (MDDB) and uses whichever one is best suited to the type of processing desired. The databases are used to store data in the most functional way. For data-heavy processing, the data is more efficiently stored in a RDB, while for speculative processing, the data is more effectively stored in an MDDB. HOLAP users can choose to store the results of queries to the MDDB to save the effort of looking for the same data over and over which saves time. Although this technique - called "materializing cells" - improves performance, it takes a toll on storage. The user has to strike a balance between … 

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