* A cutting-edge response to Ralph Kimball's challenge to the data warehouse community that answers some tough questions about the effectiveness of the relational approach to data warehousing* Written by one of the best-known exponents of the Bill Inmon approach to data warehousing* Addresses head-on the tough issues raised by Kimball and explains how to choose the best modeling technique for solving common data warehouse design problems* Weighs the pros and cons of relational vs. dimensional modeling techniques* Focuses on tough modeling problems, including creating and maintaining keys and modeling calendars, hierarchies, transactions, and data quality
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Author Biography - Claudia Imhoff
CLAUDIA IMHOFF (CImhoff@Intelsols.com) is President and Founder of Intelligent Solutions, a leading consultancy on analytic CRM and BI technologies and strategies. She is a popular speaker, an internationally recognized expert, and coauthor of five books. NICHOLAS GALEMMO (firstname.lastname@example.org) was Information Architect at Nestle USA. He has twenty-seven years' experience as a practitioner and consultant involved in all aspects of application systems design and development. He is currently an independent consultant. JONATHAN G. GEIGER (JGeiger@IntelSols.com) is Executive Vice President at Intelligent Solutions, Inc. In his thirty years as a practitioner and consultant, he has managed or performed work in virtually every aspect of information management.