Big Data
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Keep Off My Big Data

zamaes - July 22, 2013

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Data Design Is Not Optional
Best Practices
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Best Practices
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Data Design Is Not Optional

zamaes - June 10, 2013

The data model is designed to enforce certain rules on the information – such as ensuring that customer identifiers are never duplicated, that no account exists without…

Business Intelligence
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In Praise of Industry Models

zamaes - May 30, 2012

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.—Carl Sagan (more…)

Best Practices
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Data Design Principles

zamaes - April 23, 2012

 Obey the principles without being bound by them.- Bruce Lee (more…)

Best Practices
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A Question of Scope

zamaes - April 10, 2012

Don’t bite off more than you can chew because nobody looks attractive spitting it back out.- Carroll Bryant (more…)

Data Warehousing
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Reference Domains Part II: Modelling Classifications

zamaes - September 13, 2011

This is the second article in the series on working with reference domains, also commonly referred to as classifications. In Part I, we looked at the nature…

Analytics
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Reference Domains Part III: Collecting Classifications

zamaes - September 13, 2011

This is part three in the series about reference domains (a.k.a. classifications). In the first part we looked at the nature of classifications. In part two, we…

Data Warehousing
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Reference Domains Part IV: Metadata & Governance

zamaes - September 13, 2011

This is the fourth and final part in the series on working with reference domains, also called classifications. The first part provided an overview of their nature,…

Data Warehousing
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Reference Domains Part I: Overview of Classifications

zamaes - September 13, 2011

Reference Domains, often referred to as Classifications, are essentially the sets of reference codes and descriptions that are used to categorize or classify entities throughout the EDW data model. They…