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Re: analytics

From: Ben Kim <bkim(at)COE(dot)TAMU(dot)EDU>
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Cc: Bradley Kieser <brad(at)kieser(dot)net>, Ray Ontko <rayo(at)ontko(dot)com>,Michael Adler <adler(at)pobox(dot)com>
Subject: Re: analytics
Date: 2004-09-28 14:46:01
Message-ID: Pine.GSO.4.10.10409280939280.5383-100000@edsun.coe.tamu.edu (view raw or flat)
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Thanks to all who replied. 

I guess I realize odbc may work for most of the products as long as the
analytics tool works with RDBMS.

We'll be explore the Mondrian option as well.


Regards,

Ben Kim
Database Developer/Systems Administrator
College of Education 
Texas A&M University

On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, Bradley Kieser wrote:

> I may be wrong but I am pretty sure that Cognos can work with it.
> 
> Brad
> 
> Ben Kim wrote:
> 
> >Dear list,
> >
> >I wonder if I could get recommendations/reviews/experience for analytics
> >tools that can work off Postgresql database. I guess ROLAP will be the
> >natural solution, but is there a MOLAP engine that can work with
> >Postgresql database?
> >
> >But established vendors' products don't seem to include support for
> >Postgresql. (I may be wrong so I'm seeking opinion.)
> >
> >For example, Business Objects OLAP doesn't seem to work with Postgresql.
> >Also, this may not be directly related with the database, but could anyone
> >offer some opinions about Business Objects Crystal Enterprise Express?
> >
> >What we want is a ready-made capability to do usual business intelligence
> >stuff, including analytical processing, ad-hoc report generation, allow
> >users to dice/slice and drilldown/rollup the data, etc.
> >
> >Is there someone who uses Postgresql for data warehousing or data mining
> >application? If so, what tools (ETL, ad-hoc reporting, etc.) work well
> >with Postgresql? Is there any plans or projects for Postgresql in this
> >application?
> >
> >
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >
> >Regards,
> >
> >Ben Kim
> >Database Developer/Systems Administrator
> >College of Education 
> >Texas A&M University
> >
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