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Dwarf cube architecture for reducing storage sizes of multidimensional data

Abstract 

The invention relates to data warehouses and the ability to create and maintain data cubes of multi-dimensional data. More specifically, the invention pertains to data cube architectures that permit significant reduction of storage, exhibit very efficient retrieval and provide a very efficient incremental update of the data cubes.

Inventor(s)

Nicholas Roussopoulos
John Sismanis
Antonios Deligiannakis

Date Issued 

11/07/2006

Patent No. 

7,133,876