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  • Data Warehouse Quality Management
    Examines ways in which organizations can think about quality in the data warehouse environment, as well as ideas for possible metrics to measure quality and extend warehouse value.
  • A Definition of Data Warehousing
    Michael Reed of TechnologyEvaluation.Com gives a brief overview of the definition of a data warehouse.
  • Developing a Data Warehouse Architecture
    A data warehouse architecture is a description of the elements and services of the warehouse, with details showing how the components will fit together and how the system will grow over time.
  • Intelligent Enterprise Magazine
    Offers both print and online-only articles, news and analysis focused on the business software strategies that enable IT and business decision-makers to plan, build, manage and purchase business critical enterprise applications.
  • Teradata Review
    Technical magazine for data warehouse professionals interested in NCR's Teradata database management system.
  • Managing Current and Historical Views of Information in The Data Warehouse
    Michael Jennings' DM Review article on managing current and historical views of information. (August, 2001)
  • The Unity Dimension
    Nick Galemmo's Intelligent Enterprise article that offers a modeling solution for when differing entities share a role. (June 13, 2001)
  • Backward in Time
    Ralph Kimball's Intelligent Enterprise article that offers tips for stitching late-arriving records into an existing data warehouse. (September 29, 2000)
  • How to do a Warehouse Assessment (And Why)
    Arthur Moore and David Wells. The essence of data warehousing assessment is directed at refining the warehousing process and revitalizing the warehousing initiative. (August 1, 2000)
  • Managing Meta Data Within and Across Warehousing Efforts
    Many organizations must manage multiple warehousing initiatives underway simultaneously and these systems will most likely be based on products from multiple data warehousing vendors, in the typical decentralized approach of most corporations. (August 1, 2000)
  • Refreshment Strategies in the Data Warehouse Environment
    William Inmon. Once the data warehouse is built, attention shifts from the building of the data warehouse to the day to day operations of making the data warehouse work. (August 1, 2000)
  • Data Warehouse Delivery: How to Federate
    DM Review article by Douglas Hackney that looks in more detail at how you build a federated BI architecture. (June, 2000)
  • 11 Steps to Successful Data Warehousing
    Mining your corporate data for valuable customer information can improve your business performance. But it's not as simple as it sounds. Database Advisor article by Phillip Blackwood. (May 31, 2000)
  • Is Your Dimensional Data Warehouse Expressive?
    Intelligent Enterprise Magazine article by Ralph Kimball completes the 20 criteria for rating your dimensional data warehouse by adding 8 expression criteria. (May 15, 2000)
  • Data Warehouse Delivery: When to Federate
    DM Review article by Douglas Hackney discussing conditions that can merit a federated BI architecture. (May, 2000)
  • The Problem with Dimensional Modeling
    Bill Inmon's DM Review article discussing dimensional modeling. (May, 2000)
  • Rating Your Dimensional Data Warehouse
    Intelligent Enterprise Magazine article by Ralph Kimball that explains the first 12 of twenty criteria for comparing data webhouses. (April 28, 2000)
  • Data Warehouse Delivery: Federated FAQs
    DM Review article by Douglas Hackney with some frequently asked questions about federated data warehouses. (April, 2000)
  • The Federated Data Warehouse
    DM Review article by Colin White about federated data warehouses. (March, 2000)
  • Many Alternate Realities
    Intelligent Enterprise Magazine article by Ralph Kimball on the data warehouse design challenge of describing the past accurately. (February 9, 2000)
  • Data Warehouse Delivery: The Federated Future
    DM Review article by Douglas Hackney that addresses federated data warehouse architecture. (January, 2000)
  • Data Security: Protecting the Warehouse from Within
    DM Direct article by Chris Silbernagel that outlines some of the primary issues and decision points of implementing a relational on-line analytical processing data warehouse with data security. (July, 1999)
  • Help for Hierarchies
    Ralph Kimball article from DBMS Online discussing how to use helper tables to handle dimensions with complex hierarchies. (September, 1998)
  • Data Mart Does Not Equal Data Warehouse
    Bill Inmon article originally published in DM Review about the differences between a data mart and a data warehouse. (May, 1998)
  • Surrogate Keys
    DBMS Online article by Ralph Kimball about keeping control over record identifiers by generating new keys for the data. (May, 1998)
  • Factless Fact Tables
    DBMS Online article by Ralph Kimball discussing two types of useful fact tables that contain no facts at all. (September, 1996)
  • Monster Dimensions
    DBMS Online article by Ralph Kimball discussing design solutions for handling changes in very large dimensions. (May, 1996)
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