Relational Online Analytical Processing (ROLAP)
Definition - What does Relational Online Analytical Processing (ROLAP) mean?
Techopedia explains Relational Online Analytical Processing (ROLAP)
In terms of disadvantages, the performance of a ROLAP depends on the data size; it can be slow when the data being processed is large and fast if otherwise. Athough any SQL tool can access ROLAP, it is limited by these tools because SQL statements do not meet all users' needs, especially when performing complex calculations.
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