• BofA IT exec: EIM drivers key to shaping project plans

    Enterprise information management programs should be molded around clear business objectives, says a senior information architect at Bank of America.

  • fact table

    A fact table is the central table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A fact table stores quantitative information for analysis and is often denormalized.

  • dimension table

    A dimension table is a table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A dimension table stores attributes, or dimensions, that describe the objects in a fact table.

  • OLAP cube

    An OLAP cube is a multidimensional database that is optimized for data warehouse and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications.

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  • fact table

    A fact table is the central table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A fact table stores quantitative information for analysis and is often denormalized. 

  • dimension table

    A dimension table is a table in a star schema of a data warehouse. A dimension table stores attributes, or dimensions, that describe the objects in a fact table. 

  • OLAP cube

    An OLAP cube is a multidimensional database that is optimized for data warehouse and online analytical processing (OLAP) applications. 

  • CRUD cycle (Create, Read, Update and Delete Cycle)

    The CRUD cycle describes the elemental functions of a persistent database in a computer. 

  • HP e3000

    The HP e3000 is a line of midrange business servers that carries on the well-known series of 3000 computers from Hewlett-Packard (HP). 

  • JAR file (Java ARchive)

    A JAR (Java ARchive) file is a file that contains the class, image, and sound files for a Java application or applet gathered into a single file and possibly compressed. 

  • customer data integration (CDI)

    Customer data integration (CDI) is the process of consolidating and managing customer information from all available sources, including contact details, customer valuation data, and information gathered through interactions such as direct marketing. 

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