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  • Data Warehouse From An Application
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    Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is a data warehouse 3. Past, Present and Future 4. Data Warehouses and Business Organisations 5. Conclusion 6. Bibliography 1.0 Introduction In recent years, data warehousing has emerged as the primary method of analysing sales and marketing data for a competitive advantage. As the number of knowledge workers using the data warehouse / data mart grows and the amount of data increases daily, performance problems have become a major concern of both the Information ...
  • Sales Information And The Enterprise Data Warehouse
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    Abstract Data warehousing is the technology trend most often associated with enterprise computing in today's business environment. The data warehouse, in fact, is a culmination of new developments in database technology, including entity-relationship modeling, heuristic searches, mass data storage, neural networks, multiprocessing, and natural-language interfaces. The data warehouse is a centralized, integrated repository of information, one which can provide a vital competitive edge for corpora...
  • Use Of Data Warehouses By Companies
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    Data Warehouses MGT 327 April 13th, 2004 In the past decade, we have witnessed a computer revolution that was unimaginable. Ten to fifteen years ago, this world never would have imagined what computers would have done for business. Furthermore, the Internet and the ability to conduct electronic commerce have changed the way we are as consumers. One of the upcoming concepts of the computer revolution in the past ten years has been that of Data Warehousing. In the following pages, we will examine ...
  • Data Warehouse
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    The company implementing the Data warehouse is Sears Roebuck & Co. Sears is in the retailing business selling ever thing from under garments to washing machines. The main reason why the company is implementing the DW is because it wants to maximize the use of its information in its credit data warehouse. The prior application processed steps sequentially one processor at a time thus not using the multiprocessor capabilities of its machine to process the huge quantity of data. Mining of data was ...
  • Data Provisioning And Information Delivery
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    Owens Corning Case 1. Data Provisioning OCF conceptualizes the principal IS production activities that produce value for the company as transaction processing, data provisioning, and information delivery. Data provisioning manages the inventory of data and information, using relational database management systems and a data dictionary and data catalog. Transaction processing stores only the current data necessary to provide the status of current operations. Data provisioning receives, stores, an...
  • Planning Of Warehouse Design And Operations
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    "Warehousing is an integral part of the logistics supply chain and it is important that it is seen as such, and that the planning of warehouse design and operations should be within the overall context and objectives of the total supply chain. Unless this happens, there is the risk of sub-optimizing warehouse operations, at the overall supply chain". Warehousing is generally defined as "the storage of goods before their use"1. That was just the warehouse's role up to fifteen years ago when the l...
  • O Load Performance Data Warehouses
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    1. DATA MINING 1.1 INTRODUCTION TO DATA MINING The past two decades has seen a dramatic increase in the amount of information or data being stored in electronic format. This accumulation of data has taken place at an explosive rate. It has been estimated that the amount of information in the world doubles every 20 months and the size and number of databases are increasing even faster. The increase in use of electronic data gathering devices such as point-of-sale or remote sensing devices has con...

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