What is OLAP?


OLAP, Online Analytical Processing, answers multi-dimensional analytical (MDA) queries quickly and efficiently.

The MDA queries consist of two categories, which are data dimensions and measurements.

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Technology Term:

Online Analytical Processing

Standard Definition Exists?

OLAP is an approach to answering multi-dimensional analytical (MDA) queries swiftly in computing.

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Attributed to:

Edgar F. Codd

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