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A Definition of the Data Delivery Platform

Originally published January 21, 2010

Rick van der Lans proposes an initial definition for the business intelligence architecture called the data delivery platform, explains its functionality and compares it to the corporate information factory and the data warehouse bus architecture.

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Posted July 20, 2010 by Vana Colovic

I completely disagree with this:

"The reason we don’t use the term data warehouse architecture as the authors Thilini Ariyachandra and Hugh J. Watson do is that some of these pre-defined architectures, such as the DWBA, are not based on a data warehouse. It would be awkward to call something a data warehouse architecture if it’s not based on a data warehouse at all."

I find the DWBA the most comprehensive and the most logical architecture for a DATAWAREHOUSE, and the only one that provides real DATA INTEGRATION, which is DW all about (and more than that). 

And most important, I find Kimball definitions non-ambiguous, simple, practical and useful, all the attributes that I can't associate neither with Bill Inmon's ones, nor with your's.

Regards

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Posted January 25, 2010 by Robert Eve reve@compositesw.com

Rick - This series is an important and serious contribution to the BI / DI industry and will prove valuable to any enterprise who wants to increase their return on data in the coming decade.  _ Bob Eve, EVP Composite Software

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