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Stars, Cubes, Marts, and More: How to Speak BI (E10)

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2005

DATE: 2005-10-25 (14:45 - 15:45)
SPEAKERS: Robert Catterall (CheckFree Corporation)

Have you ever listened to people using business intelligence (BI) lingo and wondered, "What in the WORLD are they talking about?" Well, wonder no more! In this session, I will explain warehouses, marts, star schemas, snowflakes, cubes, OLAP, and more. I will also talk about our use of DB2 BI technology at CheckFree.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced


What is BI?

Operational data stores, warehouses, and marts

OLAP and cubes

Star schemas and snowflakes

Leveraging DB2 BI technology at CheckFree

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