data warehouse

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Massive database (typically housed on a cluster of servers, or a mini or mainframe computer) serving as a centralized repository of all data generated by all departments and units of a large organization. Advanced data mining software is required to extract meaningful information from a data warehouse. The term was coined by the US consultant W. H. Inmon.

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We had to navigate a data warehouse which was complex and lacked an exact map due to the large number of different people that created it.
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Make sure that you have a good IT team to run your data warehouse so that if there is a problem they can fix it quickly.
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Your data warehouse can be the life blood of your company, you must make sure to keep it running smoothly.
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