OLAP

July 5, 2020 By David Torre
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Online analytical processing. While online transactional processing (OLTP) systems are designed to run the business, OLAP systems are designed to analyze the business. OLAP systems aggregate transactional data into logical structures that can be sliced and diced by various dimensions or time. OLAP systems commonly power business intelligence dashboards.

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