Microsoft UK IT Evangelist Mat Stephen has posted a most excellent article –
Written in plain English**, this really helped me further get my head around “OLAP” and “Cube”, and “English”.
“Having been to a Gartner BI conference, I’m quite convinced they would find it a challenge to describe something as simple as flicking a light switch in anything less than a 500k pdf.”
For those of you interested in all-things-SQL, Mat’s blog is an excellent resource. You should subscribe to it. (Remember: RSS is NOT “Rocket Science Surgery”)
**Yes, there are even references to Cricket. And as an added bonus, he pokes fun at Donald Rumsfeld.