Data Warehouse Concepts

Basic Concepts Dimensional Modelling Dimensional modeling is widely accepted as the preferred technique for presenting analytic data because it addresses two simultaneous requirements: Deliver that that’s understandable to the business users Deliver fast query performance Dimensional modelling always uses the concepts of facts and dimensions. Facts, or measures are typically (but not always) numeric values that can be aggregated; Dimensions are groups of hierarchies and descriptors that define the facts....

January 16, 2016 · 3 min · 567 words · Eric