Data mining: The process of discovering new patterns from large Data Sets involving methods from statistics and artificial intelligence, but also database management.
Data Model: A BIP concept, including a set of components needed to generate an XML file at runtime as a Data Source for a BIP report.
Data Model editor: Enables the BIP tools to choose various types of Data Sources, and to build the desired model and structure of data.
Data Template: Defines the BIP layout format. The Data Template can be designed using Microsoft Word, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel (standalone version), Adobe Flash (standalone version), and Oracle BI Publisher's own layout editor.
Data warehouse (DW): A database used for reporting and analysis. The data stored ...