Multidimensional databases News
May 18, 2017
There are bits of DocumentDB at the foundation of Microsoft's Azure Cosmos DB, a multimodel database that supports multiple modes of data processing.
February 24, 2016
Numerous SQL-on-Hadoop engines are available for accessing data stored in HDFS using the familiar SQL language. They all look promising, they all support a rich SQL dialect, but which ones is the ...
March 25, 2015
New database updates address large-scale applications. Included are Couchbase Server 4.0 with multidimensional scaling support and VoltDB 5.0 with links to Hadoop data streaming tools.
October 26, 2010
Online application processing (OLAP) and data mining are considered double entendres. Here we attempt at singling out what each term entails.
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As strategic CPM becomes a key point of differentiation between vendors, you will need to understand how it differs from OFCPM. Continue Reading
Optimizing online analytical processing performance is critical. Fortunately, tools are available to help monitor and improve how OLAP cubes perform. Continue Reading
Consultant Marc Staimer explains how vendors have improved the performance of object storage so it can be considered a viable option for primary data. Continue Reading
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Identical values in one Essbase ASO cube field lead to incorrect calculations in another. Find out what the problem is and how to fix it. Continue Reading
Learn how to distinguish among the three SQL Server OLAP storage models and decide which one is best in different use cases. Continue Reading
Aggregations produce faster queries, but they also increase the size of your Analysis Services database. See how to make the most of aggregations and what tools to experiment with. Continue Reading