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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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Understanding an OLAP Solution from Oracle
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses two Oracle OLAP solutions: Oracle's Hyperion Essbase and Oracle Database 11g OLAP Option which share similar characteristics but are individuals with their differences.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

Oracle Corporation

Establishing a Culture of Measurement - A Practical Guide to BI
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Information Builders' philosophy of business intelligence will help you to establish a culture of measurement and begin a powerful cycle of continued improvement within your organization.
Posted: 19 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Sep 2003

Information Builders

Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Business intelligence (BI) allows organizations to better understand, analyze, and even predict what's occurring in their company.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

SAP America, Inc.

5 Styles of Business Intelligence
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at the historical development of BI applications and BI technology, and concludes that five common Styles of BI have evolved during the past decade - each style representing a certain characteristic usage.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2002

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Comprehensive Business Intelligence Market Study: Summary Results from the BI Survey 7
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: The BI Survey 7, the leading independent survey of real-world BI implementations, provides unique, statistically significant insight into actual BI implementations and customer experiences with various BI products.
Posted: 09 Jun 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

MicroStrategy Incorporated

Comprehensive Data Warehousing & BI Solution with Oracle Database 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
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: 15 Oct 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Oracle Corporation
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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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