8 August 2012: BeyeNetwork

Figure 1: Simple schematic for a data warehous...

Figure 1: Simple schematic for a data warehouse. The ETL process extracts information from the source databases, transforms it and then loads it into the data warehouse. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

New BI Demands Push Data Architecture Limits

Excerpt: Most companies begin their BI journeys because of a need for reporting. In many cases, reporting requirements can overwhelm, either technically or politically, the operational systems executing the business transactions. That often leads to the development of additional structures – data warehouses and marts – to house transactional data for reporting and analysis. Integrating that data, regardless of where it comes from, becomes critical, as does improving the overall quality of the information.

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