Thursday, July 2, 2009

What kinds of data belong in a data warehouse?

Data that comes from your mainframe or client/server computing systems, data that you use to manage your business, or any type of data that has value to your business. The idea behind the data warehouse is to capture all types of data into a central location. Once this is done you have the ability to link different types of data together and turn that data into valuable information that can be used for your business needs, analysis, discovery and planning