Principles of Information Systems ...

12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168



Principles of Information Systems ...

12th Edition
Ralph Stair + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 5, Problem 16RQ
Textbook Problem

What is a data warehouse, and how is it different from a traditional database used to support OLTP?

Program Plan Intro


It is software processing in which everyday transactions become a part of the company’s database.

  • The current production data is maintained for a company by using OLTP.
  • OLTP is used in business such as banks, airlines, and merchants.

Explanation of Solution

Data Warehouse:

  • Data warehouse contains the collection of data that is used for decision making and business intelligence.
  • It is a unique kind of database, so it focuses on business intelligence, time variant data, and external data.
  • It is a subject-oriented, integrated, time-variant, and non-updateable data.

Differences of data warehouse from a traditional database:

Data warehouseTraditional database (OLTP)
It has large number of data and stores large data volumes...

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