Creating and Using Data Warehouses
There are several physical and functional elements that make up a data warehouse. The topics in this section discuss these elements.
|Data Marts||Describes data marts, which contain portions of data warehouse data for specialized purposes.|
|Relational Databases||Describes the roles and uses of relational databases in data warehouses.|
|Data Sources||Describes various sources of organizational data typically used in data warehouses.|
|Data Preparation Area||Describes the area where data extracted from data sources is prepared for use in a data warehouse.|
|Presentation Services||Describes the services that organize and analyze data warehouse information and make it available to client applications.|
|End-User Analysis||Describes the use of client applications to access and analyze information in a data warehouse.|