Understanding the Logical Data Warehouse: The Emerging Practice

Archived Published: 21 June 2012 ID: G00234996

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The logical data warehouse is a clear demarcation between centralized repository approaches and managed data services for analytics. Gartner presents the major components of the LDW.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Business Drivers
    • Defining the Logical Data Warehouse
    • Repository or No Repository, That is the Question
      • When to Build a Repository
      • When to Consider Data Virtualization
      • When to Consider Distributed Processing
    • Does the Traditional EDW Go Away?
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