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Building a Scalable Data Warehouse with Data Vault 2.0 by Michael Olschimke, Dan Linstedt

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Chapter 1

Introduction to Data Warehousing

Abstract

This chapter introduces basic terminology of data warehousing, its applications, and the business context. It provides a brief description of its history and where it is heading. Basic data warehouse architectures that have been established in the industry are presented. Issues faced by data warehouse practitioners are explained, including topics such as big data, changing business requirements, performance issues, complexity, auditability, restart checkpoints, and fluctuation of team members.

Keywords

data
data warehouse
big data
decision support systems
scalability
business intelligence
Information has become a major asset to any organization. Corporate users from all levels, including operational ...

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