CHAPTER 6More on Dimension Tables

Dimension tables are the foundation of powerful analytics. You have already learned much about them in previous chapters. These fundamentals, however, do not address a variety of real-world concerns that you are likely to encounter. The next several chapters move beyond the basics, covering a progression of advanced dimension design topics. Mastery of these topics will prepare you to confront real-world complexity and respond to it with simple and powerful solutions.

If you are not reading this book from cover to cover, you may be drawn to this chapter because you have a question involving dimensions. Some of what you are looking for may have appeared in prior chapters. Here is a quick recap of what has already ...

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