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The Data Warehouse Toolkit - Third Edition

By Ralph Kimball , Margy Ross
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About this book
The volume of data continues to grow as warehouses are populated with increasingly atomic data and updated with greater frequency. Dimensional modeling has become the most widely accepted approach for presenting information in data warehouse and business intelligence (DW/BI) systems. The goal of this book is to provide a one-stop shop for dimensional modeling techniques. The book is authored by Ralph Kimball and Margy Ross, known worldwide as educators, consultants, and influential thought leaders in data warehousing and business intelligence. The book begins with a primer on data warehousing, business intelligence, and dimensional modeling, and you’ll explore more than 75-dimensional modeling techniques and patterns. Then you’ll understand dimension tables in-depth to get a good grip on retailing and moved towards the topics of inventory. Moving ahead, you’ll learn how to use this book for procurement, order management, accounting, customer relationship management, and many more business sectors. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to gather all the essential knowledge, practices, and patterns for designing dimensional models.
Publication date:
July 2013
Publisher
Packt
Pages
600
ISBN
9781118530801

About the Authors
  • Ralph Kimball

    Ralph Kimball is known worldwide as an innovator, writer, educator, speaker and consultant in the field of data warehousing. He is the founder of the Kimball Group which provides data warehouse consulting and education.

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  • Margy Ross

    Margy Ross is President of the Kimball Group. She has focused exclusively on decision support and data warehousing for more than twenty years, specializing in program/project strategy, business requirements analysis and dimensional modeling.

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