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Definition of Big Data and its concepts

Definition of Big Data and its concepts, marketing among others. Big Data Analytics is data that is larger than the capacity of commonly used software tools. These tools are used to capture, manage and process data in an acceptable timeframe, i.e. quantities of data that traditional BI tools cannot handle. This data is constantly growing, from a few terabytes to several petabytes. MIKE 2.0

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XMLA stands for XML for Analysis

XMLA stands for XML for Analysis or Extensible Mark-up Language for Analysis. It’s a protocol built on top of XML language. It allows data access from standard multidimensional data sources. Client applications accesses Microsoft cubes and tabular models using the XMLA language and the HTTP protocol. Firstly, what is XMLA or XML for Analysis? Microsoft Analysis Services OLAP cubes and Tabular models both uses

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MDX stands for Multidimensional Expressions

First, what does MDX stands for? MDX stands for Multidimensional Expressions. It’s a database programming language to query and create calculations and measures in Microsoft cubes. It’s a language used by databases dedicated to analysis. To go further, let’s consider the two types of Microsoft databases, multidimensional and transactional ones. In this article we are dealing with the first type of database: the multi

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DAX stands for Data Analysis Expressions

DAX stands for Data Analysis Expression, it is the Microsoft language to manipulates data in Microsoft SSAS Tabular cubes as well as in Power BI, and in Excel PowerPivot. The DAX library is a Powerful and user-friendly Microsoft library of different type of functions addressing different purposes. The DAX functions can be time intelligence functions or filter functions for example. What DAX abbreviation stands

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DSS definition

In IT, what is the definition for DSS or Information and Decision Support System? The definition is an integrated computer system designed to help managers make decisions. The decision support system is a very important part of the management information system. It differs from the management information system. Its main function is to provide information and data analysis tools. It enables relevant decisions to