Dylan's BI Study Notes

My notes about Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, OLAP, and Master Data Management

Dimension Table

Dimension tables describe the business entities of an enterprise, represented as hierarchical, categorical information such as time, departments, locations, and products. Dimension tables are sometimes called lookup or reference tables.

– From Oracle Database Data Warehousing Guide 10g R2

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  1. […] that follow the dimensional modeling technique may store data in star schema with fact tables and dimension tables.   Typically a relational database is […]