Thursday, February 5, 2009

Oracle OLAP Newsletter - February 2009

The latest Oracle OLAP newsletter, February 2009, has been posted onto OTN and is available by clicking here

The customer feature this time is R.L. Polk who have used 11g OLAP to simplify their delivery of aggregate data through the use of cube organised materialised views. This is a fantastic case study which captures the true value of this functionality (note the dramatic improvements in both build and query times), and of having Oracle OLAP embedded in the Oracle Database.

The highlights of the Product Update section this time are the release of the latest version of AWM 11g (, and also a new version of the BI Spreadsheet Add-in ( - enough digits?!) which now includes support for Excel 2007.

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