Wk 4 Discussion – Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) & Data Mining [due Thurs]
Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to other students.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) and data mining are fundamentally the same type of process, but have functional differences in how they are used in an organization.
Explain OLAP and data mining processes.
Include the following in your discussion:
- The functions of OLAP and data mining
- How OLAP and data mining complement one another
- How OLAP and data mining exist independently
- An example of when each system would be used
- Tools available to support each phase of these processes
Reply to at least 2 of your classmates. Be constructive and professional in your responses.