American Journal of Applied Sciences

Role of Information Technology Infrastructure Library in Data Warehouses

Tariq Rahim Soomro and Hasan Yousef Wahba

DOI : 10.3844/ajassp.2011.1384.1387

American Journal of Applied Sciences

Volume 8, Issue 12

Pages 1384-1387


Problem statement: The Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) is most widely used de-facto- standard, consists of set of concepts and practices for Information Technology Service Management (ITSM), IT development and IT operations. Approach: Where as a Data Warehouse (DW) is a relational database used for the purpose of query and analysis to generate complex reports for enterprises. Results: This study introduces ITIL and DW, along with DW concepts and challenges and will review how to map ITIL with DW. Conclusion: This study identified that ITIL will play vital role when and where used in Data warehouses, specifically in the form of availablilty management; IT service continuity management; capacity management; financial management; and service level management.


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