Its official: the standard programming language for multidimensional databases is MDX

Julian Hyde just announced that Oracle will support MDX: they were the last vendor to resist this Microsoft technology. MDX is to multidimensional databases what SQL is to relational database. 

I am disappointed that MDX is the best we could come up with. I don’t find MDX enjoyable.

Further reading: What are the computer langage people waiting for?

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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