TDWI Checklist Report: Consolidating Data Warehousing on a Private Cloud
Recent years have seen growing interest in various approaches to clouds and server virtualization. So far, most cloud use cases focus on application servers. Yet, there are many reasons user organizations also need a "database cloud" for database management systems (DBMSs), data, and data-driven applications such as business intelligence (BI) and data warehousing (DW). This TDWI Checklist Report makes a case for private database clouds, especially as a platform for consolidated BI and DW applications.