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Mondrian in Action: Open source business analytics William D. Back

Mondrian in Action: Open source business analytics

William D. Back

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ISBN : 9781617290985
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Your business data is only as valuable as the intelligence you can extract from it. Mondrian, AKA Pentaho Analysis, is a lightning-fast data analysis engine designed for business users. With Mondrian you can explore strategic questions and getMoreYour business data is only as valuable as the intelligence you can extract from it. Mondrian, AKA Pentaho Analysis, is a lightning-fast data analysis engine designed for business users. With Mondrian you can explore strategic questions and get speed-of-thought responses to your queries. Using Mondrian requires no specialized technical background knowledge, and as a developer, you can configure it to fit into virtually any business data system.Mondrian in Action teaches business users and developers how to use Mondrian and related tools for strategic business analysis. In it, youll learn how to design and populate a data warehouse and present the data via a multi-dimensional model. Youll follow examples showing how to create a Mondrian schema and then expand it to add basic security based on the users roles.Application developers will learn to integrate with Mondrian using the Java API and to perform web service calls via XML for Analysis (XMLA). Its primary API, olap4j, gives you tight programmatic control. This definitive guide also includes several handy appendices cover additional development and management tools, and complete Mondrian schema reference.