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data warehouse

A central repository for the data collected by the various computer systems of an enterprise.
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Organizations that have implemented data marts with a consistent design are still likely to achieve better operational efficiency if they upgrade to an enterprise data warehouse.
Unlike other packages, which require users to bear the burden of assembling and integrating the products required for a data mart, Oracle's Data Mart Suite includes everything necessary to deploy a data mart for immediate business results, via the Internet or an institution's intranet," said Michael Howard, vice president, Oracle's Warehouse Program Office.
1 has been upgraded to allow users to keep warehoused data more tightly synchronized with operational systems, and its drag-and-drop, non- programmatic features and component-based visual interface help administrators successfully address the difficult task of automating near-real-time data mart refreshes.
Data consolidation from various operational sources has been enhanced with the introduction of the Dynamic Data Store (DDS), which serves as a single source of data for all data marts; new metadata integration capabilities of the Global Data Mart Repository (GDR) provide managers with a single view of metadata, no matter where it resides; optimized systems management capabilities allow database administrators to centrally manage and monitor each data mart; data mart performance and scalability have been improved by rearchitecting the core extraction and transformation engine to handle larger volumes of more complex data, users and queries; and new advanced data refresh capabilities better enable users to keep warehoused data synchronized with operational systems.
Additionally, a new white paper detailing Informatica's recently announced Enterprise Data Mart (EDM) Architecture for networking data marts is available, as are a series of technical briefs exposing three key technologies embedded in Informatica's PowerMart suite that enable enterprise scalability in data marts.
PROVISO(R) from Quallaby(R) is the first carrier-class service assurance solution to incorporate a data mart, simplifying OSS consolidation and integration.
A handful of critics, however, contend that data mart implementations will result in islands of information that present diverging views of corporate information and create potential management headaches.
Typical of these data mart implementations is one involving Owens & Minor, the nation's second largest distributor of medical surgical supplies.
The Data Mart Accelerator for Crystal Reports will be generally available in May 2004.
Nasdaq: ORCL) today unveiled a complete data mart solution, to be delivered first on Windows NT, that includes in one package, the database, software, tools and data mart-specific documentation and training businesses need to be more competitive by letting them take advantage of business intelligence.
announced today its strategy to deliver a competitive advantage for the Line-of-Business (LoB) by offering its very low cost, fully integrated, easy-to-install and use data mart suite solution.
This action is another indication of the broad application of our data mart technology in information management and decision support products," Osenbaugh continued.