Chapter 12 The flow of data in DW 2.0
There are many components of the DW 2.0 architecture. A next-generation DW 2.0 data warehouse includes many technologies. Building a DW 2.0 data warehouse environment is not like building a house. It is not even like building a town. It is much more like building a megalopolis.
Because of the enormity and complexity of DW 2.0’s scope, it is easy to get lost. It is easy to focus in on and dwell on just one aspect of DW 2.0. If this is done, the larger picture of the architecture becomes lost. It sometimes is useful to stand back from the details of the architecture and look at the larger picture.
There is a flow of data throughout the DW 2.0 architecture. In many ...