Computerworld.NZ: Openness Helps Win Oracle NZ Post Warehouse Deal
Mar 28, 2003, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Bell)
[ Thanks to Jason
Greenwood for this link. ]
"Oracle cites its adherence to open-source standards at one of
the advantages that won it a contract of more than $1m to provide a
data warehouse to New Zealand Post.
"The company adheres to the data warehouse standard defined by
the Object Management Group (OMG), the source-code of which is
fully open, says Oracle technology manager Carol Lee Davidson.
"Post has bought Oracle's 9i Database, 9i Application Server and
Warehouse Builder, to assist it in getting a fuller picture of the
activity of its customers across various areas of the enterprise.
Davidson says Oracle will handle the whole process, starting with
the ETL (extract, transform and load) routines to bring data from
the databases to the warehouse, and ending with business analysis
tools allowing warehouse data to be presented quickly as useful
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