Table of Contents

  1. Data transformation
  2. Data testing
  3. Implementations + deployment
  4. Documentation + metadata
  5. The modern data stack
  6. Data dream teams

Kimball in the context of the modern data warehouse: what's worth keeping, and what's not

Originally presented on 2020-12-12

Dimensional modeling described in the Kimball Toolbook was in its 3rd edition 15 years ago yet is still the latest in data modeling advice. So much is different in cloud warehouses that many of those best practices are now bad practices. In this talk Dave Fowler, the founder of Chartio and author of Cloud Data Management will go over what no longer applies, and what does.

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