Times are changing in the field of data warehousing and business intelligence, so I wrote a book to provide a fresh perspective on the field. Some of my favorite books on the subject tell about the benefits of analytics, but fail to explain how it is done. Other books are dated and dwell exclusively on the classic star schema model. Today we need to be concerned with big data, data warehouse appliances, cloud computing, data mining, predictive analytics, visual presentation of data, and mobility.
Upon finishing this book, you will understand what data warehousing, business intelligence, and analytics are. You ...