Tag Archives: real-time

How to make historical analysis work on real-time data

‘As of’ root cause analysis at any point in the pastHistorical data analysis is typically enabled using data duplication technologies. But is this method still valid today when users need to analyze historical data that’s moving fast and changing rapidly throughout the day? All we know is that in ActivePivot, we practically had to re-invent our core database to support the requirements of our customers who wanted to travel back in time and analyze large volumes of dynamic data.Read more

Posted in Big Data Analytics, Technology | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Real-Time Cross-Currency Analytics: A Use Case for Complex Aggregation

SQL vs Post Processors: Currency Aggregation ExampleIn previous posts, we’ve delved into theprinciples of multidimensional databases. Among all the benefits that a multidimensional database delivers is complex aggregation, a process by which KPIs are written once and are immediately available across any dimensions, through any filtering, letting the user follow his train of thought.Read more

Posted in Big Data Analytics, Technology | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Why Complex Event Processing (CEP) is not enough for real-time decision making

Event Driven processingReal-time decision making is commonly linked with Complex Event Processing (CEP). Indeed, CEP systems can extract and alert about meaningful events from streams of data. However, for decision makers to have context and turn a notification into a meaningful, actionable event, CEP must be supplemented with mixed workload and multidimensional capabilities.Read more

Posted in Technology | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment