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Building the Unstructured Data Warehouse: Architecture, Analysis, and Design by Krish Krishnan, W. H. Inmon

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It goes without saying that once decision support processing is performed against the data found in the unstructured data warehouse, if there is a need to go to the server on which the actual source of the data resides (such as an email), such a traversal should be natural and easy. The unstructured data warehouse contains a pointer (or multiple pointers) to the actual data on the server. Figure 9.2 shows that the unstructured data warehouse contains one or more pointers back to the source data.

Figure 9.2 The unstructured data warehouse points to the actual data

The strategy of dividing the textual data into two ...

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