In-Memory Analytics Versus Disk-Based OLAP Analytics & Blending the Two
This report shows the pros and cons of an in-memory analytics solution versus a multidimensional, disk-based, OLAP analytics solution, and the benefits of combining them in your environment. This hybrid option offers the flexibility and benefits of cross-model interaction to satisfy both IT and the business user.
The report also highlights where we believe Pyramid Analytics has a competitive advantage. With BI Office, you can blend industry-standard, advanced multidimensional analysis with in-memory models to meet the needs of the whole organization in a single, governed platform. The benefits include:
- The flexibility and innovation of business user–driven data discovery with the power, efficiency, and manageability of the enterprise.
- In-memory functionality that gives IT an easy-to-architect-and-deploy solution with a light footprint.
- Ability for users to easily perform analysis, create, and share data models that are in parallel with enterprise-provided models, through a centrally managed, governed, and secure web-based platform.
- Capability to build on any relational data that you already have in SQL Server.