1. Name four distinguishing characteristics of data warehouse architecture. Describe each briefly.
2. For information delivery, what is the difference between top-down and bottom-up approaches to data warehouse implementation?
1. What is your understanding of data warehouse architecture? Describe in one or two paragraphs.
2. What are the three major areas in the data warehouse? Is this a logical division? If so, why do you think so? Relate the architectural components to the three major areas.
You are the query tools specialist on the project team for a manufacturing company with the primary users based in the main office. These power users need sophisticated tools for analysis.
How will you determine what types of information delivery methods are needed?
What kinds of details are to be gathered in the requirements definition phase?