The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit / Edition 2

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Overview

* Presenting the much-anticipated Second Edition, which boasts nearly 40 percent new and revised coverage, reflecting the latest best practices
• This unparalleled tutorial approach covers everything from planning the data warehouse project to implementing the design and managing the data warehouse environment
• The Kimball Group has streamlined the lifecycle methodology to be more efficient and user-friendly based on their thousands of hours of experience in both consulting and training
• They have also revised various lifecycle topics, including dimensional modeling, data warehouse architecture, ETL, and Business Intelligence
• New sections at the end of every process and techniques chapter feature coverage of managing the effort and reducing risk, assuring quality, estimating considerations, Web site resources, and more

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470149775
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/10/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 258,800
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ralph Kimball, PhD, is the Founder of the Kimball Group and has been a leading visionary in the data warehouse industry since 1982.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing the Kimball Lifecycle 1

Chapter 2 Launching and Managing the Project/Program 15

Chapter 3 Collecting the Requirements 63

Chapter 4 Introducing the Technical Architecture 109

Chapter 5 Creating the Architecture Plan and Selecting Products 179

Chapter 6 Introducing Dimensional Modeling 233

Chapter 7 Designing the Dimensional Model 287

Chapter 8 Designing the Physical Database and Planning for Performance 327

Chapter 9 Introducing Extract, Transformation, and Load 369

Chapter 10 Designing and Developing the ETL System 425

Chapter 11 Introducing Business Intelligence Applications 473

Chapter 12 Designing and Developing Business Intelligence Applications 505

Chapter 13 Deploying and Supporting the DW/BI System 541

Chapter 14 Expanding the DW/BI System 579

Glossary 593

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