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The Goals of a Data Warehouse (R. Kimball)
The data warehouse shall provide access to the corporate . . . data.
=> Tap many different data sources.
The data in a data warehouse is consistent.
=> Snapshot at specific point in time.
The data in a data warehouse can be separated and combined by means of every possible measure . . .
=> Dimensional data warehousing
A data warehouse is not just data, but also a set of tools to query, analyze, and present information
=> 60% is data management, 40% analysis tools
A data warehouse publishes data for being used.
=> Data Quality Management is important
The quality of the data . . . is a driver of business reengineering.
=> Show how valuable good data would be.