A data warehouse requires digital infrastructure, data organization, and software maintenance. Some restaurants decide to build their own but it’s important to realize the amount of effort required is complex and never ending.
In an analogy, building your own database is like building your own e-mail system. You could invest in private servers, employees to code the software, and other overhead costs associated with ongoing maintenance - or you could use Gmail or Outlook.
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