BIRLA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & SCIENCE, PILANIWork Integrated Learning Programme (DLPD)
BITS-Satyam Collaborative Programme: M.S. Software Engineeringat Satyam Comp. Services Ltd., Hyderabad
I SEMESTER 2007-2008COURSE HANDOUT
SESL ZG514Title: Data WarehousingInstructors: Prof. A. Govardhan
Introduction, Evolution of data warehousing; decision support systems; goals, benefit, andchallenges of data warehousing; architecture; data warehouse information flows; software andhardware requirements; approaches to data warehouse design; creating and maintaining a datawarehouse; Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) and multi-dimensional data, multi-dimensionalmodeling; 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 facilitatethis type of analysis, data warehouses have been created to contain data drawn from severalsources, maintained by different departments of the organization. This course will involve an in-depth study of various concepts needed to design and develop a data warehouse. It also providesan introduction to data mining and end user access tools for a data warehouse.
Prescribed Text Book(S)
Anahory S, & Dennis M, “Data Warehousing in the Real World”, Pearson Education,1997 T2.
Kimball R, “The Data Warehouse Toolkit”, John Wiley, 2nd Ed., 2002.
Kimball R, et. al., “The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit”, John Wiley, 1998. R2.
R Ramakrishnan & J Gehrke, Database Management Systems, MGHISE, 3rd Ed., 2003.