OLAP Council

OLAP Council

(body, standard)
A body formed in early 1995 to work on a cross-product API for OLAP. After little success it was replaced by the Analytical Solutions Forum.
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It is not possible to rely on the vendors' own descriptions and membership of the long-defunct OLAP Council was not a reliable indicator of whether or not a company produces OLAP products.
It was a founding member of the OLAP Council and, more recently, a founding member of the XML for Analysis (XMLA) and Java OLAP Interface (JOLAP) working groups.
He also scorned its benchmark index, APB-1, a set of standards endorsed by the OLAP Council, saying that Oracle and Hyperion are the only companies to subscribe to it.
Menninger also served on the OLAP Council, is a frequent speaker at industry events, and has authored numerous articles for industry trade publications.
He is well known in the OLAP community for having served as technical chairman for the OLAP Council and being a primary contributor to the OLAP Council's API.
The OLAP Council, a nonprofit consortium of industry leading OLAP vendors, created the APB-1 OLAP benchmark to provide organizations with a non-biased means of comparing the overall performance and deployability of OLAP servers.
It draws attention to the fact that Hyperion sensibly refused to join the OLAP Council, the now superseded attempt to establish industry-wide OLAP standards.
a world leader in the development of enterprise decision support solutions, today became the first vendor to announce an intent to support the Multi-Dimensional Application Programming Interface (MD-API(tm)) developed by the OLAP Council.
Holistic Systems is a board member of the OLAP Council, an industry association created to foster greater understanding of on-line analystical processing (OLAP), a technology specifically designed for fast, flexible analysis of Business Intelligence data.
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 1996--The OLAP Council today announced that IQ Software has become the organization's newest associate member.
Holistic Systems is a member of the OLAP Council, an industry association created to foster greater understanding of on-line analytical processing (OLAP), a technology specifically designed for fast, flexible analysis of business intelligence data.
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 1996-- The OLAP Council today announced that IBM has become the organization's newest voting member.