in this video, i briefly introduce and describe the nature of hard and soft business rules.
a short video introduction to defining the data vault methodology.
this is a clarification post about the standards, certification, and offering licensed training in the market place.
a personal take on the state of the data vault standards – model and methodology, and the groups out there trying to “take over and make changes”…
a short high level view of the business intelligence world of differences between data vault and 3rd normal form.
i begin to examine why the star schema or dimensional modeling technique doesn’t really meet the true needs of enterprise data warehousing. if you’ve succeeded with a dimensional model at an enterprise level, please add your comments, i’d love to hear from you.
a short entry on the ability of a data warehouse using a data vault to automatically adapt it’s structures to the content that it’s being fed, thus becomming a “smart system” over time.
here we discuss the impact of “additional tables” on etl jobs. it really is negligable, but in this case – it would be good for you to read this entry.
here we look at impact analysis of business changes, relationship changes and what it does to the data vault model.
in this post i introduce ideas and thoughts around why the data vault is easier to make model changes, and why it manages better to handle changes.