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From Jakob Stengård <jakob.steng...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Kylin - MDX and ODBO Connectivity
Date Mon, 18 May 2015 19:22:31 GMT
You could use Mondrian with kylin as backend, maybe.

I tried it a few months ago. Didn't work so well then, but maybe kylin is
more stable now.

Best Regards
Jakob Stengard

On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 7:57 PM, Sarnath <stellium@gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes, I agree. SQL is more commonplace than MDX.
>
> However, Sometimes MDX is hidden under an OLAP tool... The end-user may
> never know it. And having MDX support would make sure Kylin connects to
> several existing BI tools out of the box...
>
> Actually, I was doing a simple aggregator project without realizing I was
> into OLAP. And then I started reading up and found Kylin - which kind of
> already does what I was thinking to do...and much more... So, I was just
> wondering if I could serve up my aggregations via MDX/ODBO/XML for
> Analysis. I believe that would help me to connect the aggregations to OLAP
> tools right away... Do you have any recommendations on how this can be
> done?
>
> Best,
> Sarnath
>
> On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 11:15 PM, Han, Luke <lukhan@ebay.com> wrote:
>
> > The design thinking behind of this is there could be more cubes to serve
> > different SQLs with same star schema, and only expose Table and SQL to
> user
> > is more easy way for people to onboard and learn and integrated with any
> > SQL based tools.
> >
> > And, how many usage of MDX compare to SQL? And how many people know SQL
> > but not MDX:-)
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > 发自我的 iPhone
> >
> > > 在 2015年5月19日,01:32,Sarnath <stellium@gmail.com> 写道:
> > >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I am very new to Kylin.
> > >
> > > From the architecture of Kylin - what I understand is that - Kylin does
> > all
> > > the aggregations but does not expose the result as multi-dimensional
> > > database. Instead, it exposes the underlying as a normal relational
> > > database - but optimizes queries by serving from the aggregations
> > wherever
> > > possible....
> > >
> > > Is there a reason why Kylin chose not to go with MDX or ODBO...? Did it
> > > choose ODBC only because of Tableau?
> > >
> > > Appreciate any clarity on this,
> > > Thanks,
> > > Best,
> > > Sarnath
> >
>



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Med vänlig hälsning (Best Regards)
*Jakob Stengård*

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