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OLAP [message #93325] Wed, 14 July 2004 00:03 Go to next message
IKRAM
Messages: 5
Registered: August 2003
Junior Member
if i am going to deploye an simple database application i need a single computer for server and i can create a database according to requirment.

now if i want to run an avreage type of OLAP application please guide me minimum and maximum number of computers and how i can run OLAP application on it.

also the major difference between OLAP , OLTP and DWh application and their deployment

thanx
regard
IKRAM
Re: OLAP [message #93326 is a reply to message #93325] Wed, 14 July 2004 05:02 Go to previous message
croK
Messages: 170
Registered: April 2002
Senior Member
I can only tell you that OLAP and DW are the same.

OLTP is a transaction processing system, let's say a ticket plane salling system, or a hotel booking reservation system. That database will have several inserts and update to the tables.

OLAP (or DW) is only a huge database to query and extract information. It's intended to be used by desision making.

I hope you understand.
I cannot reply your entire question because i'm anot an expert in this issue.
Regards.
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