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A Definition of Data Warehousing
There is a great deal of confusion over the meaning of data warehousing. Simply defined, a data warehouse is a place for data, whereas data warehousing

meaning etl  becomes possible to extract meaningful information from it that will provide a competitive advantage and a return on investment. This is done with tools that fall within the general rubric of Business Intelligence . Business Intelligence (BI): A very broad field indeed, it contains technologies such as Decision Support Systems (DSS), Executive Information Systems (EIS), On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP), Relational OLAP (ROLAP), Multi-Dimensional OLAP (MOLAP), Hybrid OLAP (HOLAP, a combination of

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Oracle's Product Future: What Can the Past Tell?


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meaning etl  companies, such as One Meaning , a metadata management provider; Thinking Machines , a data mining tool; and Carleton an extract-transform-load (ETL) tool, and continued its acquisitions of point products into the 2000s. (See Oracle Buys Carleton Corporation to Enhance Warehouse Offering , etc.) TopLink was acquired from WebGain in 2002, adding an object-relational mapping layer to the Oracle Application Server , and Indicast became the voice services component. Then, in 2001 3Cube 's on-line Read More

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meaning etl  as the former One Meaning metadata management provider, Thinking Machines data mining tool, Carleton ETL tool, (see Oracle Buys Carleton Corporation to Enhance Warehouse Offering , etc.), continued in the 2000s. This time to add point products that bring specific functionality to Oracle's existing infrastructure portfolio. TopLink , acquired from WebGain in 2002, added an object-relational mapping layer to the Oracle Application Server, whereas Indicast became the voice services component of the Read More

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meaning etl  on a single machine, meaning that there can be zero latency between transactional (OLTP) data appearing in the system and that data being available to decision-support (OLAP) applications. In a traditional setup, where data resides in the operational (transactional) store and is then extracted into a data warehouse for reporting and analysis, there is always a lag between data capture and its availability for data analysis (and thus the “driving with a rear view mirror” mantra). In contrast, HANA can Read More

The Evolution of a Real-time Data Warehouse


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meaning etl  in a transactional way (meaning, it is used to register business transactions). Even though a traditional real-time system can store historical information, it is not designed to exploit this information for analytical purposes. In real-time systems, the importance of data resides mainly in the possibility of reacting or responding to the most current data in the system and uses historical data for monitoring purposes. Common real-time systems are designed for bookkeeping purposes (e.g., invoice Read More

CIO's New Guide to Business 24/7


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meaning etl  was the “best-of-breed” approach, meaning that software vendors were creating solutions addressed to only one group or business unit within the company doing one specific task. Generation, Transmission, and Distribution all had their own specific software packages that were almost never fully integrated with each other. Or, the interfaces were poorly designed, thus creating a lot of data issues and discrepancies. Since an integrated solution didn’t exist yet for this industry, a best-of-breed Read More

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meaning etl  the business' schedule. Data politics meaning, issues about who owns certain data may arise, causing unnecessary delays in obtaining the appropriate permission to access and cleanse certain data. And, of course, a good strategy should allow flexible interfaces to various data sources that can evolve over time. Move Data to a Continuously Changing Target Implementing an application is an iterative process, with business and IT staff making frequent changes to the application functionality or underlying Read More

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meaning etl  Releases Genio 4.0 With Improved Support for Oracle, Business Objects, Cognos, and NCR Event Summary TORONTO, Jan. 13 /CNW-PRN/ - Hummingbird Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: HUMC and TSE: HUM ), a world-leading enterprise software solutions company, today announced the immediate availability of Genio Suite 4.0, representing a tremendous leap forward in functionality for the market-leading data integration solution. This release was designed with significant improvements to usability, performanc Read More

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