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Designing a Fact Table


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number


Overview/Description
Each data warehouse consists of at least one fact table, which contains fundamental measurements of the business. This course covers the implementation of fact tables using partitions, data compression, and columnstore indexes.

Target Audience
Data warehouse developers and database administrators who create and manage business intelligence solutions as part of their daily tasks, which include implementing data warehouse databases, extracting and transforming data as part of an ETL solution, and data cleansing

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
1.1

Lesson Objectives

Designing a Fact Table

  • start the course
  • describe data warehousing and its many relationships
  • appropriately index a fact table
  • describe columnstore indexes
  • demonstrate partitioning
  • recognize when to use additive and nonadditive measures
  • implement a fact table
  • determine the loading method for fact tables
  • design summary aggregation tables
  • implement a data warehouse database in SQL Server 2014
  • Course Number:
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