Data Warehouses and Data Mining

This article gives a detailed summary of the role of data warehouses and data mining, and their relationship to organizational databases. As you read, pay attention to how data warehouses are used to improve decision-making in organizations. Keep a summary in your notes of how an organization you are involved with could benefit from data mining and data warehousing.

Spatial Data Mining

Spatial data mining means extracting undiscovered and implied spatial information such as spatial patterns that are not visibly stored in a spatial database. Spatial pattern matching is a process where actual spatial data stored in a spatial database is extracted, analyzed, and matches of specific patterns or type of data specified by a user are generated.