The role of the data warehouse in the archive

Janet Anderson, Richard Healey, Zoltan Lux, Sven Schlarb

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Abstract

This article sets in context Data Warehouses (DWs) and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) against the backdrop of databases and Big Data and shows how data warehouses and OLAP were incorporated into the digital archiving specifications work in the E-ARK project. Both theoretical and practical aspects are thoroughly considered, and the article ends with a detailed use case of the steps needed to produce a Dissemination Information Package (DIP) for an OLAP representation for a data warehouse.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-133
Number of pages15
JournalNew Review of Information Networking
Volume25
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2021

Keywords

  • Digital archiving
  • eArchiving
  • database preservation
  • data warehouse
  • data mart
  • OLAP
  • dimensional modeling
  • E-ARK specifications
  • SIARD
  • DBPTK, digital preservation

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