Kimball's Data Warehouse Toolkit Classics: WITH The Data Warehouse Lifecycle, 2r.ed

Kimball's Data Warehouse Toolkit Classics: WITH The Data Warehouse Lifecycle, 2r.ed

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By (author) Ralph Kimball, By (author) Margy Ross, By (author) Bob Becker, By (author) Joy Mundy, By (author) Warren Thornthwaite

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  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 1628 pages
  • Dimensions: 193mm x 244mm x 99mm | 2,676g
  • Publication date: 2 April 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0470479574
  • ISBN 13: 9780470479575
  • Edition: 2
  • Sales rank: 178,056

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The Web copy for this title needs to be updated to the following * Cowritten by Ralph Kimball, the world's leading data warehousing authority * Delivers real-world solutions for the most time- and labor-intensive portion of data warehousing-data staging, or the extract, transform, load (ETL) process * Delineates best practices for extracting data from scattered sources, removing redundant and inaccurate data, transforming the remaining data into correctly formatted data structures, and then loading the end product into the data warehouse * Offers proven time-saving ETL techniques, comprehensive guidance on building dimensional structures, and crucial advice on ensuring data quality 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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THE KIMBALL GROUP is the definitive source for dimensional data warehouse and business intelligence expertise. Kimball University, operated by the Kimball Group, offers public and onsite classes based on their bestselling Toolkit books and consulting experience. Learn more about the Kimball Group and Kimball University at www.kimballgroup.com. RALPH KIMBALL, PhD, founder of the Kimball Group, has been a leading visionary and innovator in the data warehouse industry since 1982. MARGY ROSS, President of the Kimball Group, has focused exclusively on decision support and data warehousing since 1982. BOB BECKER has been designing large-scale data warehouse and business intelligence solutions since 1990. JOY MUNDY has designed and implemented data warehousing and business intelligence systems since the early 1990s. WARREN THORNTHWAITE has concentrated on decision support, data warehousing and business intelligence solutions since 1980. JOE CASERTA is the Founder of Caserta Concepts, LLC, a data warehousing consulting firm.

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Three books that set the standard with their groundbreaking methods and techniques for data warehousing.Great value! Save $10, value of the set is $155.This set includes the following books from the Kimball Group: The Data Warehouse Toolkit, Second EditionThis authoritative guide presents clear-cut guidelines for designing dimensional models through the use of real-world data warehouse case studies drawn from a variety of business application areas and industries. Ralph Kimball and Margy Ross help you master the full range of powerful techniques for designing dimensional databases that are easy to understand and provide fast query responses.The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit, Second EditionWith this second edition, Ralph Kimball and his Kimball Group colleagues refined the original set of Lifecycle methods and techniques based on their consulting and training experiences. They walk you through detailed steps of designing, developing, and deploying a data warehousing/business intelligence system, from business requirements gathering through delivery, with the steadfast goal of enabling users to make better, more informed business decisions.The Data Warehouse ETL ToolkitServing as a road map for planning, designing, building, and running the backroom of a data warehouse, this book provides complete coverage of proven, time-saving ETL techniques. You'll discover how a properly designed ETL system extracts data from the source systems, enforces data quality and consistency standards, conforms the data so that separate sources can be used together, and finally delivers the data in a presentation-ready format