Chapter 1: Evolution of Decision Support Systems.
Chapter 2: The Data Warehouse Environment.
Chapter 3: The Data Warehouse and Design.
Chapter 4: Granularity in the Data Warehouse.
Chapter 5: The Data Warehouse and Technology.
Chapter 6: The Distributed Data Warehouse.
Chapter 7: Executive Information Systems and the Data Warehouse.
Chapter 8: External Data and the Data Warehouse.
Chapter 9: Migration to the Architected Environment.
Chapter 10: The Data Warehouse and the Web.
Chapter 11: Unstructured Data and the Data Warehouse.
Chapter 12: The Really Large Data Warehouse.
Chapter 13: The Relational and the Multidimensional Models as a Basis for Database Design.
Chapter 14: Data Warehouse Advanced Topics.
Chapter 15: Cost-Justification and Return on Investment for a Data Warehouse.
Chapter 16: The Data Warehouse and the ODS.
Chapter 17: Corporate Information Compliance and Data Warehousing.
Chapter 18: The End-User Community.
Chapter 19: Data Warehouse Design Review Checklist.
As with previous editions, the book also continues to provide complete coverage of all of the fundamental concepts of data warehousing, including:
- Key data warehouse components.
- Methods for data warehouse design.
- Technologies for loading, indexing, and managing data.
- Data warehouse migration strategies.
- Data warehousing and ERP systems.