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The Data Warehouse ETL Toolkit: Practical Techniques for Extracting, Cleaning, Conforming, and Delivering Data
In this book Ralph Kimball, a true visionary in the area of data warehousing, explains how the extract, transform, and load (ETL) – by far the most difficult and time-consuming part in building a data warehouse – needs to be properly planned, designed and build in order to deliver data in a presentation-ready format. Starting from the ETL fundamentals, you will learn how to correctly build both relational and dimensional data structures.
About the Authors
Ralph Kimball, PhD, founder of the Kimball Group, has been a leading visionary in the data warehousing industry since 1982 and is one of today's best-known speakers and educators. He is the author of several bestselling titles published on data warehousing, including The Data Warehouse Toolkit (Wiley).
Joe Caserta is the founder of Caserta Concepts, LLC, a data warehousing consulting firm. He writes frequently for print and online magazines, and is an active contributor to DWList, the major online community for data warehousing professionals.