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The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling

The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling

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Updated new edition of Ralph Kimball's groundbreaking book on dimensional modeling for data warehousing and business intelligence!

The first edition of Ralph Kimball's The Data Warehouse Toolkit introduced the industry to dimensional modeling, and now his books are considered the most authoritative guides in this space. This new third

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Updated new edition of Ralph Kimball's groundbreaking book on dimensional modeling for data warehousing and business intelligence!

The first edition of Ralph Kimball's The Data Warehouse Toolkit introduced the industry to dimensional modeling, and now his books are considered the most authoritative guides in this space. This new third edition is a complete library of updated dimensional modeling techniques, the most comprehensive collection ever. It covers new and enhanced star schema dimensional modeling patterns, adds two new chapters on ETL techniques, includes new and expanded business matrices for 12 case studies, and more.

  • Authored by Ralph Kimball and Margy Ross, known worldwide as educators, consultants, and influential thought leaders in data warehousing and business intelligence
  • Begins with fundamental design recommendations and progresses through increasingly complex scenarios
  • Presents unique modeling techniques for business applications such as inventory management, procurement, invoicing, accounting, customer relationship management, big data analytics, and more
  • Draws real-world case studies from a variety of industries, including retail sales, financial services, telecommunications, education, health care, insurance, e-commerce, and more

Design dimensional databases that are easy to understand and provide fast query response with The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling, 3rd Edition.

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Two acclaimed data warehouse experts share an unmatched library of techniques -- both basic and advanced -- for designing fast, versatile, accessible dimensional databases. They also illustrate their methods at work in e-commerce, financial services, telecommunications, transportation, education, health care, and other industries.
Utilizing case studies from a variety of business applications, the authors present dimensional modeling techniques for data warehousing. Emphasizing user understandability and query performance, chapters cover techniques in the areas of retail sales , inventory, procurement, order management, customer relationship management, accounting, human resource management, financial services, telecommunications and utilities, transportation, education, health care, electronic commerce, and insurance. Final chapters discuss the construction of the data warehouse framework and future trends. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118530801
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/01/2013
Pages:
600
Sales rank:
130,831
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Meet the Author

RALPH KIMBALL, PhD, has been a leading visionary in the data warehouse and business intelligence industry since 1982. The Data Warehouse Toolkit book series have been bestsellers since 1996.

MARGY ROSS is President of the Kimball Group and the coauthor of five Toolkit books with Ralph Kimball. She has focused exclusively on data warehousing and business intelligence for more than 30 years.

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