MDDB


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MDDB

(MultiDimensional DataBase) See OLAP.
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15a The GETMDDBINFO function queries the metabase to retrieve information about the MDDB or table registration.
If MDDB is a noun, then it would be better to insert syntactic cues in the sentence as follows:
MDDB contains accurate, descriptive information for brand, generic, prescription, and OTC pharmaceutical products to provide healthcare organizations with immediate access to extensive drug product descriptions, current pricing information, historical pricing, or multiple criteria for retrospective drug use analysis.
When connected, users have the ability to work with the largest of multi-dimensional databases, taking full advantage of the power of today's MDDB servers.
If we were to try analyzing the data without MDDBs, the process would be much slower and much more cumbersome for the users.
The SAS MDDB has graphical, spreadsheet, reporting, data visualization, and DSS tools.
The MDDB and the new SAS/EIS objects were a perfect fit," added Roberts.
The Web-enabled MDDB will offer fast, flexible data summarizations, analyses, and reporting capabilities so business users throughout an organization can identify and track trends for strategic decision making.
The Open OLAP Server provides high-performance access to a variety of enterprise information sources in addition to SAS MDDBs, including relational and non-relational databases on PC's or UNIX servers.
Given that the entry level price for existing OLAP tools based on MDDBs has been in excess of $30K, Microsoft SQL Server 7.