Managing and Querying Versions of Multiversion Data Warehouse

  • Robert Wrembel
  • Tadeusz Morzy
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3896)

Abstract

A data warehouse (DW) is a database that integrates external data sources (EDSs) for the purpose of advanced data analysis. The methods of designing a DW usually assume that a DW has a static schema and structures of dimensions. In practice, schema and dimensions’ structures often change as the result of the evolution of EDSs, changes of the real world represented in a DW, new user requirements, new versions of software being installed, and system tuning activities. Examples of various change scenarios can be found in [1,8].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Wrembel
    • 1
  • Tadeusz Morzy
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computing SciencePoznań University of TechnologyPoznańPoland

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