Last month my friend and colleague Stephen Smith published an article on the demise of the data warehouse. As we crisscrossed the country together I joked about posting a rebuttal in defense of our sacred cow; well all joking aside, here it is.
The data warehouse is not dead, there I said it! But yours may be on life support! In this article, I discuss the pros—and pros of the enterprise data warehouse. I also discuss why your EDW may be on life support, and the reason you may be thinking of pulling the plug.
Author: Dewayne Washington