Chapter Five

Data Warehouse Testing

Hajar Homayouni; Sudipto Ghosh; Indrakshi Ray    Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, United States


Enterprises use data warehouses to accumulate data from multiple sources for data analysis and research. Since organizational decisions are often made based on the data stored in a data warehouse, all its components must be rigorously tested. Researchers have proposed a number of approaches and tools to test and evaluate different components of data warehouse systems. In this chapter, we present a comprehensive survey of data warehouse testing techniques. We define a classification framework that can categorize the existing testing approaches. We also discuss open problems and propose research ...

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