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Data Warehousing in the Age of Big Data by Krish Krishnan

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Chapter 6

Data Warehousing Revisited

The information links are like nerves that pervade and help to animate the human organism. The sensors and monitors are analogous to the human senses that put us in touch with the world. Databases correspond to memory; the information processors perform the function of human reasoning and comprehension. Once the postmodern infrastructure is reasonably integrated, it will greatly exceed human intelligence in reach, acuity, capacity, and precision.

—Albert Borgman, Crossing the Postmodern Divide. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Introduction

The first part of this book introduced the world of Big Data; its complexities, processing techniques, and technologies; and case studies on Big Data. This chapter ...

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