Differences of Opinion

The Kimball bus architecture and the Corporate Information Factory: What are the fundamental differences? Based on recent inquiries, many of you are in the midst of architecting (or rearchitecting) your data warehouse....

Design Tip #41: Drill Down into a More Detailed Bus Matrix

Many of you are already familiar with the data warehouse bus architecture and matrix given their central role in building architected data marts. The corresponding bus matrix identifies the key business processes...

A Dimensional Modeling Manifesto

Drawing the Line Between Dimensional Modeling and ER Modeling Techniques Dimensional modeling (DM) is the name of a logical design technique often used for data warehouses. It is different from, and contrasts...

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