Chapter 5. Data Modeling

If you are implementing a data strategy at your organization, you need to understand the significance of data modeling and how an enterprise data model is the architectural foundation for all other data management disciplines discussed in this book.

In this chapter, we discuss logical data modeling of the business and physical data modeling of databases. In the section on physical data modeling, we emphasize modeling data for data warehouse (DW) applications by comparing the pros and cons of entity-relationship modeling of business activities and associated business data (as introduced by Peter Chen) with ...

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