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Data Architecture: A Primer for the Data Scientist by Dan Linstedt, W.H. Inmon

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3.6

What a Data Warehouse is Not

Abstract

A data warehouse is not a place where high-performance transaction takes place. A data warehouse is not a place where heavy statistical processing occurs. A data warehouse is a place where a mixed and complex workload is accommodated. If there is a need to do heavy statistical processing, an exploration warehouse is needed.

Keywords

exploration warehouse
mixed workload
high-performance transaction processing
heavy statistical processing
The advent of the data warehouse led to the ability of corporations to:
Look at data from a corporate perspective
Look at data from an integrated perspective
Look at data cross vistas of time
Have a single foundation that served many communities in the ...

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