15.00 - Data Marts and Data Warehouses - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

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Teradata Database
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15.00
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User Guide
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B035-1094-015K

Data Marts and Data Warehouses

You have no doubt read about data marts and data warehouses. The principal purpose of this topic is to differentiate between the two and to provide commentary on when each is or is not appropriate using Teradata technology.

The topic also introduces the concept of the active data warehouse and contrasts it with the historical definition of data warehousing.