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Best Practices for a Data Warehouse on Oracle Database 11g
Companies are recognizing the value of an enterprise data warehouse (EDW) that provides a single 360-degree view of the business. But to ensure that your EDW

define database definitions  the physical layers we define in our DW Reference Architecture and see in many data warehouse environments. Although your environment may not have such clearly defined layers you should have some aspects of each layer in your database to ensure it will continue to scale as it increases in size and complexity. Staging layer The staging layer enables the speedy extraction, transformation and loading (ETL) of data from your operational systems into the data warehouse without distributing any of the business

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Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

A warehouse management system (WMS) should provide database and user-level tools in order for a company to optimize its storage facilities while at the same time providing user level task direction and activity support. The WMS should enable warehouse operators to optimize pick, put-away, and replenishment functions by employing powerful system logic to select the best locations and sequences. 

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