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Warehouse

A building in which goods are stored, especially in large quantities and for commercial purposes. Warehouses may be used to store imports before they are distributed, commodities whose contracts are being traded, goods intended for retail sale, and many other purposes. Goods stored in warehouses may be owned by a company and sold to another for resale. Warehousing is an important part of many supply chains. See also: Wholesale.

warehouse

business premises used by a manufacturer to STORE both raw materials, components etc. (materials store) and final products (finished goods store), and by WHOLESALERS and RETAILERS to store finished products in the course of distribution to buyers. See DISTRIBUTION CHANNEL, MATERIALS MANAGEMENT, AUTOMATED STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL SYSTEM, ORDER PROCESSING, PICK LIST.

warehouse

A commercial storage building. Zoning regulations and building codes may place restrictions on the placement and construction styles of warehouses. See bailment for the rights and responsibilities of parties.

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Pending Warehouse Data: Information that will be part of the data warehouse, but the planning for its inclusion has not been completed, or the financial resources are not immediately available.
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The customer has no ability to input data into the data warehouse nor to view other information stored in the system.
Among the challenges Wolters Kluwer Healthcare Analytics was experiencing with its previous data warehouse solution was an inability to complete large database queries in an acceptable timeframe, increasing maintenance fees and the need to hire more database administrators to fine-tune the system to achieve tangible results.
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The Teradata([R]) warehouse will provide a scalable, high-performance and highly available data warehouse for collecting, correlating and analyzing this data.
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Supported by specialized software, Teradata professional consultants perform a rigorous analysis of a company's data warehouse environment in key categories: business continuity, architectural governance, decision support, workload demands, data governance, enterprise integration, user access, employee communication and training, and business governance.
WarehouseUSA's commitment to the success of our business partners in large part determined our selection of Street Resource Group's Warehouse Loan System," said Ken Logan, executive vice president and chief operating officer for WarehouseUSA.
According to Gartner, "Data warehouse appliances can simplify the data warehouse architecture and reduce the cost of data warehouse implementations.
According to IDC, data warehouse appliances are gaining in popularity and fulfilling "real, existing needs of a specific segment of the market.