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Oracle Warehouse Builder 11gR2: Getting Started 2011 by Bob Griesemer

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Chapter 3. Designing the Target Structure

We have our entire source structures defined in the Warehouse Builder. But before we can do anything with them, we need to design what our target data warehouse structure is going to look like. When we have that figured out, we can start mapping data from the source to the target. So, let's design our target structure. First, we're going to take a look at some design topics related to a data warehouse that are different from what we would use if we were designing a regular relational database. We'll then discuss what our design will look like, and after that we'll be ready to move right into creating that design using the Warehouse Builder in the next chapter.

The specific topics we'll discuss in this chapter ...

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