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    DescriptionThe latest edition of the single most authoritative guide on dimensional modeling for data warehousing! Dimensional modeling has become the most widely accepted approach for data warehouse design. Here is a complete library of dimensional modeling techniques-- the most comprehensive collection ever written. Greatly expanded to cover both basic and advanced techniques for optimizing data warehouse design, this second edition to Ralph Kimball's classic guide is more than sixty percent updated. The authors begin with fundamental design recommendations and gradually progress step-by-step through increasingly complex scenarios. Clear-cut guidelines for designing dimensional models are illustrated using real-world data warehouse case studies drawn from a variety of business application areas and industries, including: Retail sales and e-commerce Inventory management Procurement Order management Customer relationship management (CRM) Human resources management Accounting Financial services Telecommunications and utilities Education Transportation Health care and insurance By the end of the book, you will have mastered the full range of powerful techniques for designing dimensional databases that are easy to understand and provide fast query response. You will also learn how to create an architected framework that integrates the distributed data warehouse using standardized dimensions and facts. This book is also available as part of the Kimball's Data Warehouse Toolkit Classics Box Set (ISBN: 9780470479575) with the following 3 books: The Data Warehouse Toolkit, 2nd Edition (9780471200246) The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit, 2nd Edition (9780470149775) The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit (9780764567575)


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    Title
    The Data Warehouse Toolkit
    Subtitle
    The Complete Guide to Dimensional Modeling
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ralph Kimball, By (author) Margy Ross
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780471200246
    ISBN 10: 0471200247
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: COM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S10.2
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    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
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    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16320
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
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    BIC subject category V2: UGK, UN
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BUS083000
    LC classification: QA76.9.D26
    BISAC V2.8: COM043000
    DC21: 005.741
    BISAC V2.8: COM051240
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: XD
    BISAC V2.8: COM021000
    B&T General Subject: 228
    B&T Approval Code: A93662400
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    DC22: 658.4/038/0285574, 658.40380285
    Libri: DATA6000, INFO5012
    LC classification: QA76.9.D26 K575 2002
    Thema V1.0: UT, UN, KJMK, UYD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    glossary, index
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Inc
    Publication date
    26 April 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    RALPH KIMBALL, PhD, has been a leading visionary in the data warehouse industry since 1982 and is one of today's most well- known speakers, consultants, and teachers. He writes the "Data Warehouse Designer" column for Intelligent Enterprise magazine and is also the author of the bestselling books The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit and The Data Webhouse Toolkit (both from Wiley). MARGY ROSS is President of DecisionWorks Consulting and a Ralph Kimball Associate. She has focused exclusively on decision support and data warehousing since 1982. Margy coauthored the highly acclaimed The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit, consults on data warehouse projects worldwide, and teaches data warehouse design for Kimball University.
    Review quote
    "...this is the daddy of data warehousing process books. No other material available so concisely and precisely explains what is required from a data warehousing solution...this is a great book..." (Enterprise Server Magazine, July 2002)
    Back cover copy
    The latest edition of the single most authoritative guide on dimensional modeling for data warehousing! Dimensional modeling has become the most widely accepted approach for data warehouse design. Here is a complete library of dimensional modeling techniques-- the most comprehensive collection ever written. Greatly expanded to cover both basic and advanced techniques for optimizing data warehouse design, this second edition to Ralph Kimball's classic guide is more than sixty percent updated. The authors begin with fundamental design recommendations and gradually progress step-by-step through increasingly complex scenarios. Clear-cut guidelines for designing dimensional models are illustrated using real-world data warehouse case studies drawn from a variety of business application areas and industries, including: * Retail sales and e-commerce * Inventory management * Procurement * Order management * Customer relationship management (CRM) * Human resources management * Accounting * Financial services * Telecommunications and utilities * Education * Transportation * Health care and insurance By the end of the book, you will have mastered the full range of powerful techniques for designing dimensional databases that are easy to understand and provide fast query response. You will also learn how to create an architected framework that integrates the distributed data warehouse using standardized dimensions and facts. Wiley Computer Publishing. Timely. Practical. Reliable. Visit our Web site at www.wiley.com/compbooks/ Visit Kimball's Web site at www.kimballuniversity.com
    Table of contents
    Introduction to the Book. Dimensional Modeling Primer. Retail Sales. Inventory. Procurement. Order Management. Customer Relationship Management. Accounting. Human Resources Management. Financial Services. Telecommunications and Utilities. Transportation. Education. Health Care. Electronic Commerce. Insurance. Building the Data Warehouse. Present Imperatives and Future Outlook. Glossary. Index.