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0. Introduction
Data, Data everywhere yet ... „I can’t find the data I need
What is a Data Warehouse?
Warehouses are Very Large Databases
Very Large Data Bases
Data Warehousing -- It is a process
Data Warehouse
Explorers, Farmers and Tourists
Data Warehouse Architecture
Data Warehouse for Decision Support & OLAP
Decision Support
Data Mining works with Warehouse Data
We want to know
Application Areas
Data Mining in Use
What makes data mining possible?
Why Separate Data Warehouse?
What are Operational Systems?
RDBMS used for OLTP
Operational Systems
Examples of Operational Data
So, what’s different?
Application-Orientation vs Subject-Orientation
OLTP vs. Data Warehouse
To summarize
Why Now?
Myths surrounding OLAP Servers and Data Marts
Wal*Mart Case Study
Old Retail Paradigm
Wal*Mart System
I. Data Warehouses: Architecture, Design & Construction
Components of the Warehouse
Loading the Warehouse
Source Data
Data Integration Across Sources
Data Transformation Example
Data Integrity Problems
Load Techniques
Load Taxonomy
When to Refresh?
Refresh Techniques
How To Detect Changes
Data Extraction and Cleansing
Scrubbing Data
Scrubbing Tools
Structuring/Modeling Issues
Data -- Heart of the Data Warehouse
Data Warehouse Structure
Data Granularity in Warehouse
Granularity in Warehouse
Vertical Partitioning
Derived Data
Schema Design
Dimension Tables
Fact Table
Star Schema
Snowflake schema
Fact Constellation
Creating Arrays
Selective Redundancy
Why Partition?
Criterion for Partitioning
Where to Partition?
Data Warehouse vs. Data Marts
From the Data Warehouse to Data Marts
Data Warehouse and Data Marts
Characteristics of the Departmental Data Mart
Techniques for Creating Departmental Data Mart
Data Mart Centric
Problems with Data Mart Centric Solution
True Warehouse
Query Processing
Indexing Techniques
BitMap Indexes
Bitmap Index
Join Indexes
Optimized Star Join Processing
Bitmapped Join Processing
Intelligent Scan
Pre-computed Aggregates
SQL Extensions
Red Brick has Extended set of Aggregates
RISQL (Red Brick Systems) Extensions
Using SubQueries in Calculations
II. On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP)
Limitations of SQL
Typical OLAP Queries
What Is OLAP?
The OLAP Market
Strengths of OLAP
Multi-dimensional Data
Data Cube Lattice
Visualizing Neighbors is simpler
A Visual Operation: Pivot (Rotate)
“Slicing and Dicing”
Roll-up and Drill Down
Nature of OLAP Analysis
Organizationally Structured Data
Multidimensional Spreadsheets
Relational OLAP: 3 Tier DSS
Typical OLAP Problems
Metadata Repository
Metdata Repository .. 2
Recipe for a Successful Warehouse
DW and OLAP Research Issues
DW and OLAP Research Issues .. 2
Reporting Tools
OLAP and Executive Information Systems
Other Warehouse Related Products
Extraction and Transformation Tools
Warehouse Products
4GL's, GUI Builders, and PC Databases
Data Mining Products
Data Mining
Other Tutorials
Useful URLs
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