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Unformatted text preview: Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Work-Integrated Learning Programmes Division Second Semester 2010-2011 Course Handout Course No. : SS ZG515 Course Title : Data Warehousing Course Description Introduction, Evolution of data warehousing; decision support systems; goals, benefit, and challenges of data warehousing; architecture; data warehouse information flows; software and hardware requirements; approaches to data warehouse design; creating and maintaining a data warehouse; Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) and multi-dimensional data, multi-dimensional modeling; view materialization; data marts; data warehouse metadata; data mining. Scope and Objectives Corporate decision makers require access to all the organization’s data, wherever it is located. To provide comprehensive analysis of the organization, its business, its requirements and any trends, require access to not only the current data in the database but also to historical data. To facilitate this type of analysis, data warehouses have been created to contain data drawn from several sources, maintained by different...
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course CSE ss zg513 taught by Professor Raj during the Spring '11 term at Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani - Hyderabad.
- Spring '11