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

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Generating

This step can happen in conjunction with the validation step as we've discussed previously, but the Warehouse Builder does provide a separate menu entry to select for generating. We will discuss it here to see what it's all about. Let's talk about generation; and no, we're not talking about baby boomers, Gen X-ers, Gen Y-ers, Millenials, or whatever they come up with for future generations. Here we're talking about the other meaning of the word, which is the act or process of generating. Dictionary.com says to generate means to bring into existence; cause to be; produce. With the generation step in the Warehouse Builder, we are going to bring into existence the code that we need to use to build and load our data warehouse. The objects—dimensions, ...

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