The Perils of Over-Complicating Data Warehouses

IT organizations and architects often over-design data warehouse environments, adding unneeded complexity. Adding complexity can drive costs of ownership, upgrade and maintenance issues, integration hassles, and end user dissatisfaction. Architects should consider some key actions and practices to ensure their data warehouse architectures are 'right sized' to improve user satisfaction, produce cost savings, and maintain IT sanity.

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