A Data Warehouse is a relational database that is thought and designed for data queries and analytics, decision making, and Business Intelligence-type activities more than transaction processing or other traditional database uses.
Data Warehouses have many advantages. For IT managers, they help separate analytical processes from business processes to improve performance in both areas.
For businesses, a Data Warehouse platform is a convenient way to visualize the past without affecting day-to-day operations. By performing queries and data analysis within the Data Warehouse, organizations can improve their operations and efficiency, and increase their revenues and profits.
Effective modeling of feeds and data model are essential to fully realize the benefits of a Data Warehouse platform.