Data Warehousing Fundamentals: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 7, 2004 - Computers - 544 pages
Eine Einführung in das Data Warehousing - speziell für IT-Fachleute, die sich in dieses Gebiet einarbeiten wollen. Behandelt werden alle wichtigen Themen wie Planung, Systemvoraussetzungen, Architektur, Infrastruktur, Design, Datenaufbereitung, Implementation und Wartung. Der Stoff wird anhand zahlreicher Beispiele, Fallstudien aus der Industrie und Übungsaufgaben anschaulich und nachvollziehbar dargestellt. Autor Paulraj Ponniah verfügt über 25 Jahre Erfahrung in Design und Implementation von Datenbanken und Data Warehousing Anwendungen. Er hat u.a. so namhafte Unternehmen wie Texaco, Sotheby's, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, NA Philips und Bantam-Doubleday-Dell betreut. "Data Warehousing Fundamentals" - ein topaktuelles Buch zu einem brisanten Thema.
 

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Contents

Part 1 OVERVIEW AND CONCEPTS
1
Part 2 PLANNING AND REQUIREMENTS
63
Part 3 ARCHITECTURE AND INFRASTRUCTURE
127
Part 4 DATA DESIGN AND DATA PREPARATION
203
Part 5 INFORMATION ACCESS AND DELIVERY
315
Part 6 IMPLEMENTATION AND MAINTENANCE
429
Appendix A Project Life Cycle Steps and Checklists
493
Appendix B Critical Factors for Success
497
Appendix C Guidelines for Evaluating Vendor Solutions
499
References
501
Glossary
503
Index
511
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PAULRAJ PONNIAH, PhD, is a twenty-five year IT professional who specializes in the design and implementation of data warehouse and database systems. He also teaches database and data warehousing courses.

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