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Data Mining

The practice of looking for a pattern in a large amount of seemingly random data. Data mining is usually done with a computer program and helps in marketing. That is, a company can look at the (publicly available) purchase patterns of a person or group of persons and determine what products to direct at them.
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IBM DB2 OLAP Server's Web-based deployment of BI analytical applications leverages ShowCase's Enterprise Intelligence Initiative - a comprehensive Web-based solution that extends the ShowCase data warehousing and business intelligence product line.
It's great to see the increased investment that Pentaho has brought to the Mondrian OLAP project," said Julian Hyde, Founder of the Mondrian OLAP project, and Pentaho's Chief OLAP Architect.
The BI space is changing rapidly, and Simba sees this as an excellent opportunity to work together to ensure interoperability between Microsoft's applications and Pentaho's open source OLAP engine.
Second, any Reporting Services report using the Microsoft Analysis Services OLAP platform as a data source can be converted to an interactive OLAP Hub view, providing ad hoc navigation and drill-down with a single click.
If OLAP surveys are carried out, they are usually under the umbrella of broader data warehouse and business intelligence surveys.
OLAP Hub features an enhanced security layer that simplifies the administration of permissions, balancing the broad data-access needs of the entire enterprise with the need to keep proprietary information safe.
In principle, the OutlookSoft approach is very attractive, and likely to succeed in the long run, because most of its competitors like Hyperion, Cognos and Adaytum (recently acquired by Cognos) use their own proprietary cube technology that will not develop as fast as Microsoft's," said Richard Creeth, co-author of The OLAP Report.
The Cube Architect functionality gives Advisor Series clients additional reporting and analysis options via OLAP cubes.
Symmetry's OLAP ASAP service enabled us to quickly implement SQL Server Analysis Services.
7 provides improved OLAP access, thus enabling organizations to better address the needs of users performing advanced analysis.
6 greatly enhance the ability to manage OLAP environments," said Robert Wallace, President, LumenSoft Products Division.
LumenSoft Corporation, experts in Business Intelligence and OLAP technology, today announced the availability of ServerManager 2.