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11. Multi-dimensional data models

Learn the response to the eleventh question in SearchSAP.com's exclusive BI/BW -- beginner-level quiz.

11. What is the primary purpose of having multi-dimensional data models?

a. To deliver structured information that the business user can easily navigate by using any possible combination of business terms to show the KPIs.
b. To make it easier for developers to build applications, that will be helpful for the business users.
c. To make it easier to store data in the database and avoid redundancy.
d. All of the above.

ANSWER(S): A

The primary purpose of multi-dimensional modeling is to present the business users in a way that corresponds their normal understanding of their business. They also provide a basis for easy access of data which is OLAP engine.

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