Chapter 6.3

Introduction to Data Vault Architecture


One of the most important components of the end-state architecture is that of the data vault. The data vault exists to satisfy the need for rock-solid data integrity. Like all other components of the end-state architecture, the data vault has gone through its own evolution. And like all components of the end-state architecture, data vault will continue to evolve.


Data vault; Staging area; Landing zone; Data mart; Hadoop; NoSQL; SQL; Surrogate key; Primary key; Conformed state; Federated query

What Is a Data Vault 2.0 Architecture?

The data vault architecture is based on three tier data warehouse architecture. The tiers are commonly identified as staging or landing zone, ...

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