Practical aspects of data warehouse design

Marcin Gorawski


The research presents a new design method for data warehouses and decision support systems. The method was named "the recursive design method for data warehouses with elements of prototyping and management" (the rekDW method). Individual tasks of the method, the organization of teamwork of designers and developers as well as the project management arę described. Applications of the rekDW method in proof of concept projects and an example implementation of decision support systems in a Polish power plant arę presented.


decision support system; data warehouses; extraction process