IBM Infosphere Information Server

Information Server is a line of products from the IBM company responsible for data warehousing and data integration.
IBM introduced Infosphere Information Server as a complete set of business intelligence and data warehousing products which operate in four functional areas:

Infosphere applications

Summary

Infosphere is a complete line of products to create and use a data warehouse for business inteligence. It has some advantages, but it also has some disadvantages. One of them is the price for this solution. All these components can work properly only together, so the company has to buy several products to create a good working data warehouse. It is also difficult to implement the brand new data warehouse in the company without stopping to gather the data. It would be a lot easier if the Infosphere components were compatible with data warehousing solutions from other companies and with other standards.


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