A different way of data warehouse data modeling: Data Vault

stairsIn data warehousing and business intelligence implementations we usually start by choosing between two most popular approaches. One of them is the enterprise normalized data warehouse approach as defined by Bill Inmon, the father of data warehousing. The second approach is a collection of dimensional data marts based on a common bus architecture as popularized by Ralph Kimball. In addition to these two we can always choose other approaches, such as a combination of the above or something completely different. An example of a different approach is the Data Vault. — Article published in MonitorPro, IV. 2015, p. 28-29

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