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DATA WAREHOUSING FUNDAMENTALS: A Comprehensive Guide for IT Professionals by Paulraj Ponniah

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10.1. CHAPTER OBJECTIVES

  • Clearly understand how the requirements definition determines data design

  • Introduce dimensional modeling and contrast it with entity-relationship modeling

  • Review the basics of the STAR schema

  • Find out what is inside the fact table and inside the dimension tables

  • Determine the advantages of the STAR schema for data warehouses

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