[online analytical processing] (o^ lap') n.

interactive software that presents data summarized in ways selected by the user.

Because OLAP offers high-performance access to large amounts of summarized data, managers and analysts can rapidly and easily examine key performance data and perform powerful comparison and trend analyses even on very large data volumes. ["Answers in a Snap With OLAP," SAS Communications, Q2 1998.]

OLAP (SAS word)

SAS OLAP Server. Procedure.

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