Of Data Warehouses, Operational Data Stores, Data Marts and Data 'Outhouses'

Archived Published: 27 December 2005 ID: G00133092


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Solution and packaged offerings in data warehousing and business intelligence are intentionally mixing terminology to gain a wider "mind share" in the marketplace. Program managers and architects should arm themselves with discrete definitions to eliminate false claims and inappropriate positioning.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • 1.0 Introduction
    • 2.0 The Data Warehouse
    • 3.0 The Operational Data Store
    • 4.0 The Data Mart
    • 5.0 The Data Outhouse
    • 6.0 The Repositories in Contrast
    • 7.0 Recommendations
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