Chapter 9: Managing Data on the Network: Data Warehousing

Richard A. Bellaver

THE PRACTICAL APPROACH TO DATA WAREHOUSING REQUIRES REVIEW OF THE ENTERPRISE AND BUSINESS REQUIREMENTS. This covers the challenges that use of data warehousing can present and methodology for implementing the best solution for the environment presented. It discusses the storage, identification and quality of data in the network. New opportunities to develop corporate databases and share data across companies are technologically feasible, and many companies are starting to evolve data processing systems to take advantage of networking and other new technologies under the name of data warehousing.

These phenomena and the obsession with “quality” in American industry ...

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