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Definition of

data warehouse

General Management

information database used for business analysis a collection of subject-orientated data collected over a period of time and stored on a computer to provide information in support of managerial decision making. A data warehouse contains a large volume of information selected from different sources, including operational systems and organizational databases, and brought together in a standard format to facilitate retrieval and analysis. Data mining techniques are used to access the information in a data warehouse.

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Definitions of ’data warehouse’ and meaning of ’data warehouse’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’data warehouse’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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