Chapter 12.1

Operational Analytics


Performance is of the essence in the operational environment. In order to enhance performance, data are denormalized. However, when data are denormalized, data become disintegrated. In order to achieve integration, data are integrated as they enter the data warehouse. Data in the warehouse are at a granular. Because data in the data warehouse are granular, the data can be shaped and reshaped into many different forms, serving the needs of many different communities. Supplementing the data warehouse are data marts. Data marts primarily support KPIs.


Denormalization; Integration; ETL; Data warehouse; Granularity; Data marts; KPIs; Historical data

The operational environment is one where ...

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