Organizations require faster decision making to be competitive in today’s marketplace. Data is coming in faster and requires immediate conversion. Real-time data warehousing (RDW) is also known as active data warehousing (ADW). RDW is the process of loading and providing data via the data warehouse as it becomes available.
For this discussion, explore the following questions: In an organization, what kinds of applications require real-time data warehousing? Discuss applications that do not require real-time data warehousing. What is the difference between the two and why is real-time data warehousing important only to some applications?