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SAP HANA-One Technology to Watch in 2012 (and Beyond)
Did you know that SAP HANA is much more than a high-speed analytic appliance? TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reveals how HANA is a universal database

relational olap  and large most traditional relational databases can be organized for one or the other purpose. It is quite difficult (and perhaps even pointless) to unify OLAP and OLTP worlds via currently available technologies, as each has its own specific requirements. Facebook reportedly uses multiple databases for different purposes: a relational database for user logging and data storing, a NoSQL (Not only SQL) database for unstructured data handling and indexing (e.g., in the e-mail inbox), an OLAP data warehouse

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Ask the Experts Question: Do Organizations Really Need a Physical Data Warehouse Structure?


We recently had a question from one of our readers (through our Ask the Experts page) discussing QlikView’s approach to data collection. Reader’s Question “QlikView says its innovative way of collecting data and not needing a physical data warehouse (DW) structure is the right thing to do in DW/business intelligence (BI) solutions. Can one expect to build a sustainable / scalable corporate

relational olap  The technology replaces both relational joins (which means reporting), as well as the building of dimensional hierarchies—for online analytical processing (OLAP). It seems impressive and merits further reading. •    The company does claim to support the “no data warehouse” model. Data from a number of sources can—in theory—be loaded into memory. Of course, memory requirements are proportional to the size of the data. •    Does the company support data quality and data cleansing? It Read More

AccTrak21


AccTrak21 provides business management software to the global Small to Medium Business sector. The Base System, consisting of General Ledger, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cash Management, System Manager, Online Wizard, and Sybase ASA Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), serves as the foundation for the AccTrak21 application, enabling users to enter their daily transactions. Distribution System enables users to track their sales and purchase activities, as well as the movement of items in and out of warehouses. AccTrak21 software contains a fully integrated business intelligence feature, which uses OLAP tools, enabling users to undertake analysis of business performance.

relational olap  Wizard, and Sybase ASA Relational Database Management System (RDBMS), serves as the foundation for the AccTrak21 application, enabling users to enter their daily transactions. Distribution System enables users to track their sales and purchase activities, as well as the movement of items in and out of warehouses. AccTrak21 software contains a fully integrated business intelligence feature, which uses OLAP tools, enabling users to undertake analysis of business performance. Read More

Business Intelligence Status Report


Spurred by government mandates for more business transparency, business intelligence has emerged to extract information from ERP systems. How has BI emerged? What does the terminology surrounding it mean, and what is its current state of affairs?

relational olap  the DBMS. In a relational database, the schema, for example, defines the tables, the fields in each table, and the relationships between fields and tables. Schemas are generally stored in a data dictionary , which is a file in a DBMS that defines the basic organization of a database. It contains a list of all files in the database, the number of records in each file, and the names and types of each field. Data dictionaries do not contain any actual data from the database, only bookkeeping information for Read More

An Introduction to QlikView 6


QlikTech develops and provides a complete suite of powerful business intelligence and data analysis software called QlikView (pronounced click-view). QlikView’s powerful business intelligence and analytics engine is utilizing patented AQL technology to build a non-relational, highly space-efficient associative database residing in RAM. This results in interactive, easy-to-use business analytics applications that are considerably more flexible and faster to deploy compared with traditional business intelligence and OLAP solutions. The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to the QlikView user interface and descriptions of the various features that set QlikView apart from other database interfaces.

relational olap  technology to build a non-relational, highly space-efficient associative database residing in RAM. This results in interactive, easy-to-use business analytics applications that are considerably more flexible and faster to deploy compared with traditional business intelligence and OLAP solutions. The purpose of this paper is to provide an introduction to the QlikView user interface and descriptions of the various features that set QlikView apart from other database interfaces. Read More

Innovations in Business Intelligence


Business intelligence (BI) is in the midst of a new wave of innovations. Ideas in the search space, software as a service, and real-time analytics are extending the reach of BI across the complete size spectrum of organizations. This article looks at these technologies and their impact on businesses.

relational olap  capabilities based on both relational data and OLAP cubes. SAS also offers a leasing option to use its application in house. Business Objects OnDemand includes a data warehouse and ETL process. Those familiar with Business Objects will recognize the universe , which is available as the business interface to the data warehouse. Crystalreports.com serves as the client interface that hosts various report types and dashboards. Oco 's On-Demand Business Intelligence makes it possible for users to benefit from Read More

Kognitio


Founded in 1989, Kognitio is the most mature and proven provider of in-memory analytcial solutions, delivering high performance analytics to companies around the world. Kognitio pioneered in-memory analytics, releasing the first fully functional in-memory analytical platform that supports BI, OLAP and analytical applications on large and complex data. We offer a range of solutions, from software licenses to cloud-based services. Kognitio is a company with a global presence, with offices across North America and in Europe. We serve thousands of customers across a wide range of industries, including retail, media, online, telco, insurance, education and healthcare.

relational olap  Founded in 1989, Kognitio is the most mature and proven provider of in-memory analytcial solutions, delivering high performance analytics to companies around the world. Kognitio pioneered in-memory analytics, releasing the first fully functional in-memory analytical platform that supports BI, OLAP and analytical applications on large and complex data. We offer a range of solutions, from software licenses to cloud-based services. Kognitio is a company with a global presence, with offices across Read More

SAP HANA: A Fast Developing “Toddler” - Part 2


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relational olap  license) with the existing relational database ( Oracle, IBM DB2, Microsoft SQL Server , Sybase, etc.). Selected data gets periodically transferred from the relational database management system (RDBMS) to HANA for performing fast analytics. Examples of an accelerator can be SAP CO-PA Accelerator or SAP Customer Segmentation Accelerator The so-called “analytic content” apps whereby SAP HANA also works in parallel (requiring an additional license) with the existing RDBMS. Selected data gets Read More

Business Intelligence Portal (BI Portal)


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relational olap  Intelligence Portal (BI Portal) The Silverlight BI Portal is a centralized repository for data analyzing and reporting tools. AD Integrated Authentication and tight integration with the MS Report Server make it ideal for intranet deployments. Forms Based Authentication and SQL Server based storage engine, are also supported to allow SSAS Cubes to be securely exposed to Internet users. The portal utilizes direct calls to the back-end servers, thus eliminating the middle tier - no impersonation and Read More

Avinor Selects IFS for Quality Assurance Reporting


IFS recently announced that Avinor has chosen IFS solutions for health @ safety, quality assurance (QA), and risk management to streamline HSEQ-related (health, safety, environment, and quality) reporting. Avinor is a state-owned company that is responsible for planning, developing, and operating the Norwegian airport network. Avinor operates 46 airports in Norway, including air traffic control

relational olap  Selects IFS for Quality Assurance Reporting IFS recently announced that Avinor has  chosen IFS solutions for health & safety, quality assurance (QA), and risk management to streamline HSEQ-related (health, safety, environment, and quality) reporting. Avinor is a state-owned company that is responsible for planning, developing, and operating the Norwegian airport network. Avinor operates 46 airports in Norway, including air traffic control towers, control centers, and technical infrastructure for Read More

Why don’t the Potential Benefits of Spend Analysis Come Easily?




relational olap  be able to overcome relational databases’ inability to provide near instantaneous analysis and display of large amounts of data, but they are still not able to accommodate an ever growing number of new (perhaps esoteric) data attributes and dimensions. As an anecdotal example, OLAP-based reports will produce impressive historical data and trends on percentages of NBA players coming from multiple major colleges, but will choke at the specific inquiry to, e.g., “find all basketball point-guards that Read More

Oracle Business Intelligence 11g Finally Unveiled


Today in London (UK), Oracle announced the new 11g release of its Business Intelligence solution suite. There’s much interest in seeing how Oracle will be directing specific efforts to competing in the business intelligence space with this new version. This question will soon be answered upon investigating their new BI tool’s functionality, features, and improvements. Part of this

relational olap  of OLAP, MOLAP, and relational reporting in a common technology foundation. •    A thin-client report design editor. •    A feature called Action Framework to enable users to relate information and action within a process. •    The addition of the Oracle Hyperion Financial Management as a supported data source. Other important enhancement is the integration with Oracle Secure Enterprise Search, which will enable casual users to find relevant reports with ease. These are just some of the Read More

IBI + IBM = EAI


The latest entrant in the race to support IBM's MQSeries Integrator Version 2 is Information Builders (IBI) with its Middleware Technology Group's 'Enterprise Connector for MQSeries Integrator'. The product provides SQL access to over 80 different data sources, and should prove a good fit with MQSI. In addition, IBI has announced support for IBM’s WebSphere Application Server.

relational olap  latter category includes popular relational database management systems, legacy DBMSs, and file systems, as well as CICS and IMS/TM transaction systems, MQSeries and MQSeries Integrator-based messaging applications, SAP R/3, PeopleSoft and J.D. Edwards application environments, and custom-developed applications written in COBOL, RPG, C, C++ or other callable languages. The combination of IBM WebSphere and IBI will give the WebSphere offering an even stronger position in the market, especially in the area Read More

Technosoft Solutions Inc.


Technosoft is an offshore software development company with stringent quality control and a software development delivery system, offering software development, maintenance, and quality assurance (QA) services. The company specializes in offering these services to industries such as healthcare, insurance, finance, high-tech industry software development, and QA services outsourcing. The company's US offices are mainly comprised of teams of business analysts skilled in gathering client requirements and transfering them into system-level functional specifications. The offshore office has resources with diverse skills such as software architecture, design, development, testing, and management. Experts in each area excel in their specific fields, and cross-functional teams can be created for client projects. Offshore and onshore teams are connected using recent technologies and techniques to communicate requirements and project dynamics. Technosoft has experience in .NET technologies, and has delivered many VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, SharePoint, and Biz Talk projects. On the J2EE front, the company has developed Java, Struts, Java Server Faces (JSF), Hibernate, and Spring projects, with Sun-certified Java architects and programmers. Building on top of the relational expertise, the company provides Crystal Reports development services, having delivered over 500 complex reports in the last three years. Technosoft has delivery centers in New York City, New York and New Haven, Connecticut (US), and Lahore, Pakistan.

relational olap  on top of the relational expertise, the company provides Crystal Reports development services, having delivered over 500 complex reports in the last three years. Technosoft has delivery centers in New York City, New York and New Haven, Connecticut (US), and Lahore, Pakistan. Read More