OLAP (OnLine Analytical Processing), a technology supporting analytical capabilities against one or more of data sources. OLAP systems usually involve analyzing data that originated in a traditional database, but was then transformed into a multi-dimensional structure for easier visualization. Relational and multi-dimensional database models usually serve very different purposes; while the former is intended for read/write, transactional, high-volume activities, the latter is suited for low-volume, complex queries that span large quantities of data at any time. Relational databases have SQL as their query language; in contrast, multi-dimensional OLAP environments have no commonly accepted language, although the proprietary MDX language created by Microsoft is gaining acceptance. Related categories include: - Data mining, which attempts to discover trends and patterns in the data; - Data warehousing, which attempts to reconcile some or all of a company's data sources into a single all-encompassing database; - Data transformation tools, which provide the means to cleanse and manipulate data while transferring it from one location to another.

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Alta Plana: Online Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Collection of information related to Online Analytical Processing and selected related disciplines including Data Warehousing (DW), Decision Support Systems (DSS), and Executive Information Systems (EIS). Maintained as a public service by Alta Plana Corporation.
BOARD International
Programming free, integrated multi-dimensional database for fast information analysis and modeling.
Business Intelligence Technologies, Inc.
BIXL delivers data from Microsoft's SQL Server Analysis Server component, as well as other OLE DB for OLAP compliant cubes, right into Excel.
Contour Components Limited
OLAP software for interactive reporting, data analysis and information delivery.
Dimensional Insight
Privately held company specializing in the development and marketing of multidimensional data visualization, analysis, and reporting software.
IAF Software, Inc.
Provides business intelligence solutions, including online analytical processing (OLAP) management and analytical tools.
IBM: Cognos
Business intelligence and business performance management software. Reporting, analytics software, budgeting software, balanced scorecard software, dashboards, ETL, and consolidation.
Java OLAP and web reporting tool to perform multidimensional analysis on relational database servers.
Introduction to OLAP
Understanding OLAP technology by example.
JPivot is a JSP custom tag library that renders an OLAP table and chart. Users can perform typical OLAP navigations like drill down, slice and dice. It uses Mondrian and XMLA as its OLAP engines.
KD Nuggets Directory
Data mining and knowledge discovery resources.
Provides OLAP based business intelligence reporting and analytics software tools, net based Ad hoc and managed reporting software solutions.
MicroStrategy Inc.
Provider of intelligent e-business software and services.
Provides OLAP software and services for performance measurement.
An open-source OLAP server written in Java.
The OLAP Report
Provides regularly updated, detailed and unbiased information on the OLAP market and OLAP products.
Oracle Express
Oracle Express OLAP products support strategic decision making across a range of enterprises, including government, pharmaceuticals, retail, utilities, insurance, health care, entertainment, manufacturing, brewing, banking, and telecommunications.
PivotCube VCL
Offers OLAP solutions for Delphi and C++ Builder programmers.
Radar-Soft, L.L.C.
OLAP component developer for creating BI solutions in such programming environments as Delphi, NET Windows Forms and ASP.NET.
Sight Software, Inc.
Pro/Sight Process Intelligence software combines the process analysis of Six Sigma statistical decision tools with the accessibility of Business Intelligence software.
Speedware Corporation, Inc.
Media/MR combines relational (ROLAP) and multidimensional (MOLAP) technologies to deliver hybrid (HOLAP) analysis.
Tek-Tips Forums - OLAP
OLAP technical support forums and mutual help system for computer professionals. Selling and recruiting forbidden.
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