Data that is required for decision support must be available immediately when the business needs it. Data warehouses as the basis for decision support must provide data in real time. Loading data into a data warehouse in the usual batch oriented process doesn’t work if we want it in real time. Alternate solutions to loading data in real time are presented and discussed. — Paper presented at Dnevi slovenske informatike 2005, Portorož, Slovenia, April 13- 15 2005.
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