Real Time Data Acquisition (RDA)
Overview and Step-by-Step Guide (SAPI and Web Services)
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Sometimes business needs to make a decision at shorter intervals and single change in the transactionalsystem data can make the decision. It is important to consider each record of transaction data to betransferred to BI system at Shorter Intervals.
1) Why do we need Real Time Data?
Having complex reports in BI System, this helps in making decisions on the basis of data of atransactional system.
Sometimes single change in the transactional system data can make the decision
Hence, its important to consider each record of transaction data to be transferred to BI system atShorter Intervals
Remote access of Data not feasible due to resource consumption
2) Real Time Data Acquisition Definition
Real time Data warehousing is a framework for deriving information from data as the data becomesunavailable.
Lower time scale than for scheduled/batch data acquisition
Near immediate availability for reportingIn general, Real-time data warehousing supports
3) Push Vs Pull Mechanism
Data acquisition for Embedded and External BI works on PULL mechanism whereas REAL TIME DATAacquisition is based on PUSH mechanism.
Strategic Decision Making (Long term planning)Processes normally nightsRequest orientedResource consumption - Less at night time
Tactical Decision making (Daily decisions)Processes daily every 1/Min..1hourData availability orientedResource consumption - Permanent active background job running