What are the advantages of using SSAS Cubes over a regular data warehouse for reporting? Note I’m not asking why report on a data warehouse instead of a OLTP database. which is covered at Why You Need a Data Warehouse. Think of it as if I have a reporting tool and have the option to link to tables in a data warehouse or an SSAS cube, what would be the benefits if I linked to the SSAS cube:
What are the advantages of using BI Cubes over a regular Warehouse?
Beginner questions: Benefits of using an AS cube, over just database & SSRS?
Why Use SSAS?
Why Analysis Services?
Back to basics: Why do you need OLAP cubes?