The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit: Practical Techniques for Extracting, Cleaning, Ralph Kimball provides detailed guidance regarding the design and. Cowritten by Ralph Kimball, the world’s leading data warehousing authority, whose previous books have sold more than copies Delivers real-world. The Data. Warehouse. Toolkit. Third Edition. Ralph Kimball. Margy Ross. The Definitive Guide to. Dimensional Modeling.

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Karen Shortridge rated it really liked it Aug 05, Cowritten by Ralph Kimball, the world’s leading datawarehousing authority, whose previous books have sold more than, copies Delivers real-world solutions for the most time- andlabor-intensive portion of data warehousing-data staging, or toopkit, transform, load ETL process Delineates best practices for extracting data from scatteredsources, removing redundant and inaccurate data, transforming theremaining data into correctly formatted data structures, and thenloading the end product into the data warehouse Offers proven time-saving ETL techniques, comprehensiveguidance on building dimensional structures, and crucial advice onensuring data quality.

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There are no service-level agreements for data access or consistency in the staging area. Please try again later. I took away some good ideas on items that I probably would not have considered, mostly due to my own ignorance, relating to Meta Data, QA and Error Corrections, Data Lineage and Scoring, etc. This is not a trivial one-time-only to read book.


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Want to Read saving…. It’s very in depth and will require as much time as any college text would.

Read more Read less. Staging-area de-signs must do both. This risk can be mitigated with the data-profiling techniques discussed in Chapter 4. It has many great explanations to develop an etl system to build up a dimensional model.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. He is the author of several bestselling titles published on data warehousing,including The Data Warehouse Toolkit Wiley.

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Beginning with a quick overview of ETL fundamentals, it then looks at ETL data structures, both relational and dimensional. There’s a reason why they say to reread one of the chapters, it is just not easily comprehensible.

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Delivers real-world solutions for the most time- and labor-intensive portion toolkiit data warehousing-data staging, or the extract, transform, load ETL process. Metrics development is discussed in depth in ways that may have been overlooked in other texts like this one. It’s not likely that on-the-job training would supplant the need for the knowledge contained in this book or one like it.

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Our approach to data warehousing assumes that data access is prohibited in the back room, and therefore the front room is dedicated to just this one purpose.


View the author’s web site at www. Delineates best practices for extracting data from scattered sources, removing redun Cowritten by Ralph Tooljit, the world’s leading data warehousing authority, whose previous books have sold more thancopies.

Permissions Request permission to reuse content from this site. Apart from this I would recommend the book, just not the kindle version. The Data Warehouse Toolkit: Showing of 38 reviews. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Set up a giveaway. The examples go very deep into generation of surrogate keys, bulk loading of Type 1s, minimum key requirements in dimensions and other ETL concepts concerning the error audit kimbzll.

Done right, companies can maximize their use of data storage; if not, they can otolkit up wasting millions of dollars storing obsolete and rarelyused data. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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Lists with This Book. I’ve been doing this for 9 years, and this is the best book I’ve seen on ETL procesing and its role in data warehousing. Several chapters stand out like Cleaning and Conforming. View these other titles by Ralph Kimball: