Data Warehousing Fundamentals: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 7, 2004 - Computers - 544 pages
Geared to IT professionals eager to get into the all-important field of data warehousing, this book explores all topics needed by those who design and implement data warehouses. Readers will learn about planning requirements, architecture, infrastructure, data preparation, information delivery, implementation, and maintenance. They'll also find a wealth of industry examples garnered from the author's 25 years of experience in designing and implementing databases and data warehouse applications for major corporations.
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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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About the author (2004)

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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