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Data Engineering by Brian Shive

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Chapter 4

Tabular Data Storage

Data models are built upon a method of storing data called tabular storage. We must understand this way of storing data to understand data models. Tabular data storage can also be called relational data storage. For examples, I showed Luke the bus schedule, phone book, and a spreadsheet I named Person. Tabular data storage in the physical data model consists of tables which contain columns and rows:

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Tables and columns are referred to by different terms based on the type of data model being produced. While the idea ...

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