Strategic Data Warehousing Principles Using SAS Software
by Peter R. Welbrock
What is the key to a successful Data Warehouse? Strategy, design, and implementation! This book skillfully provides a conceptual and working model of a successful Data Warehouse process that is developed by using SAS software. Written for both the business and technical sides of the house, Welbrock supplies real-life experience with Data Warehousing, not a theoretical approach. This book delivers the following three-phase strategy for building a Data Warehouse: 1) Build a Conceptual Data Warehouse that contains metadata about the business elements required to fulfill enterprise needs. 2) Transition the business elements that are documented in the Conceptual Warehouse into a technological lexicon. 3) Implement the physical Data Warehouse. Topics discussed that support the Data Warehousing process are data modeling, data transformation, multi-dimensional databases, data extraction and storage, warehouse loading, client/server, and the SAS/Warehouse Administrator. The strategy for designing your effective Data Warehouse is found in these pages!
Also Recommended: SAS/Warehouse Administrator Metadata API Reference, Release 1.3, First Edition; SAS/Warehouse Administrator User's Guide, Release 1.3, First Edition; Getting Started with the SQL Procedure, First Edition; SAS Guide to the SQL Procedure: Usage and Reference, Version 6, First Edition; SAS Language: Reference, Version 6, First Edition; SAS Procedures Guide, Version 6, Third Edition; SAS/ACCESS Software for Relational Databases: Reference, First Edition (ODBC Chapter); SAS/CONNECT Software: Usage and Reference, Version 6, Second Edition; SAS/SHARE Software: Usage and Reference, Version 6, First Edition;
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