Use case example – populating dimension tables

In this recipe, we will build the ETL job to populate two dimension tables in the AdventureWorks_DWH database, DimGeography and DimSalesTerritory, with the data from the operational database AdventureWorks_OLTP.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will have to create new job. Also, create two new schemas in the STAGE database: Extract and Transform. To do this, open the SQL Server Management Studio, expand Databases | STAGE | Security | Schemas, right-click on the Schemas folder, and choose the New Schema… option from the context menu. Specify your administrator user account as a schema owner.

How to do it…

  1. In the first step, we will create extraction processes using these steps:
    1. Open the job context and ...

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