Operational Data Store

January 8, 2020

What Is an Operational Data Store?

The definition of an Operational Data Store (ODS) is a subject-oriented, integrated, volatile collection of current data designed to support the tactical decision-making of an organization. An ODS can also be used as a data hub, used to synchronize data between disparate and unconnected applications within the enterprise. Let’s breakdown the definition so we can fully understand the ODS. First, we state that an ODS is subject oriented therefore it should be centered around a single business concept, such as a customer or product. Next, we state that an ODS is integrated. Here we are stating that we can pull […]