Data Warehousing and Data Mining: Information for Business Intelligence


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What is the primary advantage of using a distributed database?

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1. Which of the following statements is false with respect to distributed databases?

2. Which of the following is NOT true of a data warehouse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Technology has helped change the field of marketing from an art that relied on intuition and creativity to a science that uses massive amounts of data to help sell products and services. This quiz/worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of how data warehousing is used to collect large amounts of information and how data mining turns those facts into a strategy that businesses can use to boost sales.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz questions will ask you about the following topics:

  • Distributed databases
  • Definition of a data warehouse
  • The process of data mining
  • Definition of a computer server

Skills Practiced

Work on developing the skills listed below while you use these assessment tools:

  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of data warehousing and data mining to answer questions about how these processes are used in business
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define key terms such as computer server and data warehouse
  • Critical thinking - consider how businesses track and use personal information on consumers to examine data mining in a different light

Additional Learning

Review the accompanying lesson, Data Warehousing and Data Mining: Information for Business Intelligence, for further information. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the concept of business intelligence
  • Know how distributed databases work
  • Explore sample scenarios of businesses utilizing data mining