What is SAS Web OLAP Viewer for Java? SAS Web OLAP Viewer for Java is a Web application that provides a Web interface for viewing and exploring OLAP data. It lets business users look at data from multiple angles, view increasing levels of detail and add linked graphs or maps to gain greater insights into trends, exceptions and opportunities.
Why is SAS Web OLAP Viewer for Java important? It empowers business users with the ability formulate and ask questions, explore consistent data and get their own answers without constantly involving IT.
For whom is SAS Web OLAP Viewer for Java designed? SAS Web OLAP Viewer for Java is designed for business analysts who need to quickly look at summaries of large data volumes from multiple angles.
Enables business users to analyze and explore multidimensional information on the Web. This interface is specifically targeted for business analysts working with OLAP data. They can explore data, decide how to best visualize data and save such views. Views can either be kept private or shared with other colleagues. It provides a full set of functionality to analyze OLAP data originating from corporate data sources maintained by IT.
Lets users create board-room quality reports based on views generated from OLAP data. Business analysts can store views on OLAP data as standard reports that can be edited and formatted with SAS Web Report Studio to create high-quality reports for print or reuse on the Web.
Reduces deployment costs. SAS Web OLAP Viewer for Java is a Web application that is deployed once on the Web application server. All authorized users can access the OLAP Viewer from their Web browser without downloading any components to their local machines.
Explore OLAP data. Business users can select an OLAP data source and explore multidimensional data using a table or graph view. They can change business queries, dice data by applying filters, drill up and down through hierarchies and obtain detailed information for every cell with the option to export to Excel.
Analyze OLAP data. Multidimensional views can be adapted to business scenarios in many different ways, including applying filters and rankings, calculating new measures, sorting, and adding totals and subtotals.
Interactively explore geographical maps. Maps from an ESRI ArcGIS Server can be used to display OLAP data just like other views of the data. Users can drill on map regions visualizing information from an OLAP data source in real time.
Easily save and publish results. Views that reveal new business insights can be easily saved and shared among colleagues, saved as SAS Web Report Studio reports for further formatting, or saved as Microsoft Excel spreadsheets or Adobe PDF documents.