Relational OLAP servers are placed between relational back-end server and client front-end tools. To store and manage the warehouse data, the relational OLAP uses relational or extended-relational DBMS.
ROLAP includes the following −
ROLAP servers are highly scalable.
ROLAP tools analyze large volumes of data across multiple dimensions.
ROLAP tools store and analyze highly volatile and changeable data.
ROLAP includes the following components −
Poor query performance.
Some limitations of scalability depending on the technology architecture that is utilized.