Building a Data Warehouse Step by Step
Economic Informatics, Forthcoming
7 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2007
Date Written: 2007
Data warehouses have been developed to answer the increasing demands of quality information required by the top managers and economic analysts of organizations. Their importance in now a day business area is unanimous recognized, being the foundation for developing business intelligence systems. Data warehouses offer support for decision-making process, allowing complex analyses which cannot be properly achieved from operational systems.
This paper presents the ways in which a data warehouse may be developed and the stages of building it.
Keywords: data warehouse, data mart, data integration, database management system, OLAP, data mining
JEL Classification: A12, A23, I29, M29, O39
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