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Chapter 5, Problem 18SAT
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______ allows users to explore data from a number of perspectives, enabling a style of analysis known as “slicing and dicing.”

  1. a. Data mining
  2. b. Online analytical processing (OLAP)
  3. c. Predictive analysis
  4. d. None of the above

Program Description Answer

Online Analytical Processing is a process of exploring data from numerous perspective and involves technique called slicing and dicing.

Hence, the correct answer is option “B”.

Explanation of Solution

OLAP (Online Analytical Processing):

  • OLAP stands for Online Analytical Processing which is a technology that is laid behind many Business Intelligence applications.
  • The technology is used for data discovery with certain processing capabilities such as report viewing; performing complex analytical operations and prediction planning.
  • On Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) is used to examine the data that is present in the database dynamically.
  • OLAP is used to perform some of the basic arithmetic operations on the group of data; the basic arithmetic operations include sum, count, and average.

Explanation for incorrect options:

Data Mining:

  • Data Mining is a tool that is used for analyzing the data from different views and shortened into the useful information...

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