Database and Data Warehouse

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I. Introduction
“Everything has changed, except our way of thinking.” - Albert Einstein
Data are a vital organizational resource that needs to be managed like other important business assets. Today’s business enterprises cannot survive or succeed without quality data about their internal operations and external environment. This growth drives corporations to analyze every bit of information that is extracted from huge data warehouses for competitive advantage. This has turned the data storage and management function into a key strategic role of information age.
I. Background
1. Evolution of Data Systems
The demand for information has rise in every organization. Organizations have steadily become global and widespread. Organizations
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Database Development
Database development involves data planning and database design activities. Data models that support business processes are used to develop databases that meet the information needs of the users.
8. Importance of Database Vulnerability Assessment
Many organizations rely on database vulnerability assessments as part of their information security strategies to ensure data is protected and to guard against information theft that could expose a company to liability.
A database vulnerability assessment hunts for weaknesses in databases and searches for anything out of the ordinary, allowing organizations to act before they’re subjected to a devastating attack.

9. Database Components By Tools
i. Oracle
Oracle Database 11g Standard Edition is optimized for deployment in midsized business environments. It is supported by Windows, Linux and Unix. ii. MySQL
The MySQL database has become the world's most popular open source database because of its consistent fast performance, high reliability and ease of use. MySQL runs on more than 20 platforms including Linux, Windows, OS/X, HP-UX, AIX, Netware, giving you the kind of flexibility that puts you in control. MySQL offers one of the most powerful transactional
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