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Data warehousing is one of the hottest business topics, and there’s more to
understanding data warehousing technologies than you might think. Find out the
basics of data warehousing and how it facilitates data mining and business
intelligence with Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition.
Data is probably your company’s most important asset, so your data warehouse
should serve your needs. The fully updated Second Edition of Data Warehousing
For Dummies helps you understand, develop, implement, and use data warehouses,
and offers a sneak peek into their future. You’ll learn to: Analyze top-down
and bottom-up data warehouse designs Understand the structure and technologies
of data warehouses, operational data stores, and data marts Choose your project
team and apply best development practices to your data warehousing projects
Implement a data warehouse, step by step, and involve end-users in the process
Review and upgrade existing data storage to make it serve your needs Comprehend
OLAP, column-wise databases, hardware assisted databases, and middleware Use
data mining intelligently and find what you need Make informed choices about
consultants and data warehousing products
Data Warehousing For Dummies, 2nd Edition also shows you how to involve users
in the testing process and gain valuable feedback, what it takes to
successfully manage a data warehouse project, and how to tell if your project
is on track. You’ll find it’s the most useful source of data on the topic!