Dimensional Modeling and Kimball Data Marts in the Age of Big Data and Hadoop

Uli Bethke Big Data, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Dimensional Modeling

Is dimensional modeling dead? Before I give you an answer to this question let's take a step back and first have a look at what we mean by dimensional data modelling. Why do we need to model our data? Contrary to a common misunderstanding, it is not the only purpose of data models to serve as an ER diagram for ...