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6 of the Best Free Linux Data Warehouse Software

Dec 03, 2009, 04:34 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Data Warehouse software provides access to structured and unstructured information and operational and transactional data in real time. It provides users with all the functionality needed to obtain optimum return from a firm's most important investment -- information. Consequently, this type of software plays a key part in ensuring that a business remains successful.

"Data warehouse software provides much more than just data storage. After all, if you just want to store information relational databases would fit the bill. Where data warehouse software adds a new dimension is that it offers the means to retrieve and analyze data, to extract, transform and load data, and to manage the data dictionary. Software included in this article also help users to administer and monitor data quality, to ensure that it is relevant to the business situation."

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