Data warehouse : practical advice from the experts

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This book is designed to help in all aspects of planning, designing, developing, implementing, and administering a data warehouse.

I. GETTING STARTED.

1. Introduction.
2. A Renaissance for Information Technology.
3. Organizational and Cultural Issues.
4. Working Effectively with End Users.
5. The Seven Deadly Sins.
6. Real-World Data Warehousing: The Management Challenge.

II. PLANNING THE DATA WAREHOUSE.

7. A Technical Architecture for Data Warehousing.
8. Creating a Business Case.
9. A Flexible Approach to Developing A Data Warehouse.

III. DATA: THE CRITICAL ISSUE.

10. Data Quality.
11. Metadata.
12. The Role of a Directory/Catalog.
13. Data Transformation.

IV. DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION.

14. Physical Design.
15. Multidimensional OLAP Versus Relational OLAP.
16. Data Replication in a Global Warehousing Environment.
17. VLDBS and Parallelism.
18. Implementing a Warehouse in a Multiserver Environment Using Parallel Technology.
19. Middleware: Gluing the Warehouse Together.
20. Design Reviews for the Data Warehouse.
21. The Virtual Data Warehouse.
22. Operational Data Stores: Developing an Effective Strategy.
23. Data Mining.

V. DATA WAREHOUSE ADMINISTRATION.

24. Systems Administration.
25. Database Administration Issues in a Heterogeneous Environment.
26. Security in the Data Warehouse.
27. Selecting End-User Tools.

VI. TRENDS.

28. Trends in Data Warehousing.
Glossary.
Author Profiles.
Index.
Leading edge technology is presented in a practical book based on real-world experience. See how to build hundreds of data warehouses rather than read through a purely theoretical approach. Chock full of practical, hands on advice by THE top experts.