Providing the analytics
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) is a powerful data analytical method that is a core component of data processing. It enables users to interrogate data by intuitively navigating data from a summary level to a detail level.
The tools that are available in the DB2 Advanced Enterprise Server Edition bundle, such as IBM Cognos Business Intelligence and IBM InfoSphere Warehouse Cubing Services, provide OLAP capability to navigate data that is contained in enterprise DB2 data warehouses.
This chapter focuses on the Relational ...