What is OLAP?

OLAP stands for

OnLine Analytical Processing” 

It is the most powerful and exciting business technology available for real-time decision making. Spend time on OLAP.com and learn about OLAP.

Learn about OLAP

What is OLAP?

On-Line Analytical Processing

Explore the uses and benefits of OLAP technology.

Types of OLAP Systems

Identify the different types of OLAP systems.

What is BI?

Business Intelligence

Discover the uses, best practices, and importance of BI.

OLAP 101: Download FREE eBook

Courtesy of PARIS Technologies, our sponsor

This book offers context for newbies to OLAP technology. Learn where OLAP came from and how it developed into the Business Intelligence technology we know today.

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 Read Our Recent Blog Posts to Learn about OLAP

Business Intelligence on the Go – Mobile BI
Business Intelligence on the Go has given rise to Mobile BI Applications. The challenge is in understanding the functionality mobile
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How Business Intelligence Benefits Call Centers
How Business Intelligence Benefits Call Centers
Business Intelligence, according to Wikipedia, makes interpreting voluminous data friendly and enables  implementing an effective strategy successfully. This post talks
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Business Intelligence Smart Even for Small Business
Business Intelligence is essential for decision making since it helps businesses to do more with their data, improve productivity and
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Get With The Program! Accept Excel As the Cracklin’ BI Solution.
Excel is pervasive in businesses, with a probably very low estimate of a couple of hundred million users around the world. 
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Better Business Intelligence from a New ERP System? Think Twice!
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems are widely acknowledged as a backbone software component for mid-to-large sized companies. The general idea
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Is an Executive Dashboard the Blind Spot That’s Holding You Back?
The pace of business is accelerating—and with that quickening in tempo comes a need for ever-faster insights into how the
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 Follow Tutorials to Learn about OLAP

Exercises with a real OLAP product will teach you about Business Intelligence and OLAP basics.

These tutorials give you a chance to get hands on with data modeling and analysis with access to actual software and step-by-step instructions.   To follow these tutorials as they are intended, please first download the Free OLAP and Business Intelligence software provided by our sponsors at PARIS Tech.

OLAP Tutorials

 Learn about Different Types of OLAP Systems

Read about different types of OLAP and what is new in the market now.

First there was ROLAP, and then MOLAP, and Hybrid systems as well as in-memory systems.  Read about what defines different systems, their limitations and what is trending in the OLAP and Business Intelligence market now.

Types of OLAP