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Data Warehousing in the Age of Big Data by Krish Krishnan

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Chapter 7

Reengineering the Data Warehouse

Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability.

—Edsger W. Dijkstra

Introduction

In Chapter 6 we discussed the different generations of data warehousing, the challenges of the data warehouse, and some modern thoughts on evolving the data warehouse. Earlier chapters have provided us with an in-depth look at Big Data, and its challenges, problems, and solutions. The big questions that stare at us at this juncture are: What will the data warehouse evolve to in the new architecture landscape? Is there even room for a data warehouse? Is there a future for the current investment? This chapter provides us an introduction to reengineering the data warehouse or modernizing the data warehouse. This is the foundational ...

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