Gartner Research

Applying Data Mart and Data Warehousing Concepts to Metadata Management

Published: 30 March 2009

ID: G00165278

Analyst(s): Jess Thompson, Mike Blechar


Two of the most common approaches to metadata management use concepts similar to data marts and data warehouses. Although not a panacea, these approaches can be important contributors to metadata management.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • What Is Metadata?
  • The Need for Sharing Metadata
  • Scoping Metadata Sharing Into Communities of Interest
  • Metadata Integration Issues
    • Where to Start on Metadata Management and Integration
  • Applying Data Warehousing Concepts to Metadata Management
  • In Summary

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