Star Schema The Complete Reference

Author: Christopher Adamson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071744331

Category: Computers

Page: 510

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The definitive guide to dimensional design for your data warehouse Learn the best practices of dimensional design. Star Schema: The Complete Reference offers in-depth coverage of design principles and their underlying rationales. Organized around design concepts and illustrated with detailed examples, this is a step-by-step guidebook for beginners and a comprehensive resource for experts. This all-inclusive volume begins with dimensional design fundamentals and shows how they fit into diverse data warehouse architectures, including those of W.H. Inmon and Ralph Kimball. The book progresses through a series of advanced techniques that help you address real-world complexity, maximize performance, and adapt to the requirements of BI and ETL software products. You are furnished with design tasks and deliverables that can be incorporated into any project, regardless of architecture or methodology. Master the fundamentals of star schema design and slow change processing Identify situations that call for multiple stars or cubes Ensure compatibility across subject areas as your data warehouse grows Accommodate repeating attributes, recursive hierarchies, and poor data quality Support conflicting requirements for historic data Handle variation within a business process and correlation of disparate activities Boost performance using derived schemas and aggregates Learn when it's appropriate to adjust designs for BI and ETL tools
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The Star Schema Handbook

The Complete Reference to Dimensional Data Warehouse Design

Author: Christopher Adamson

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons

ISBN: 0470477261

Category: Computers

Page: 408

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The first comprehensive handbook on star schema design The Star Schema Handbook is a comprehensive guide to dimensional modeling covering both basic and advanced topics. Organized around technical concepts rather than business examples, this is the perfect resource for data warehouse designers or developers. The book is architecture-neutral, providing full coverage of the best practices for the design of star schema and OLAP cubes in any environment. You'll find numerous examples of designs drawn from real-world situations. The book covers schema capabilities, ETL loading, reporting, and more. The Star Schema Handbook is a complete reference for dimensional modeling and star schema design, whether you're new to the field or are seeking advanced information to help you address specific design challenges The book explores best practices for star schema design and OLAP cubes; it is architecture-neutral, providing guidance on best design practices for any environment Topics include schema capabilities, ETL loading, reporting, and much more This comprehensive guide covers both basic and advanced topics, making it the complete reference for all data warehouse designers.
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Database and Expert Systems Applications

29th International Conference, DEXA 2018, Regensburg, Germany, September 3–6, 2018, Proceedings

Author: Sven Hartmann,Hui Ma,Abdelkader Hameurlain,Günther Pernul,Roland R. Wagner

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3319988123

Category: Computers

Page: 521

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This two volume set of LNCS 11029 and LNCS 11030 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications, DEXA 2018, held in Regensburg, Germany, in September 2018. The 35 revised full papers presented together with 40 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 160 submissions. The papers of the first volume discuss a range of topics including: Big data analytics; data integrity and privacy; decision support systems; data semantics; cloud data processing; time series data; social networks; temporal and spatial databases; and graph data and road networks. The papers of the second volume discuss a range of the following topics: Information retrieval; uncertain information; data warehouses and recommender systems; data streams; information networks and algorithms; database system architecture and performance; novel database solutions; graph querying and databases; learning; emerging applications; data mining; privacy; and text processing.
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Exam Prep for: Oracle Database 12c The Complete Reference Oracle Press

Author: David Mason

Publisher: Rico Publications

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 800

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5,600 Exam Prep questions and answers. Ebooks, Textbooks, Courses, Books Simplified as questions and answers by Rico Publications. Very effective study tools especially when you only have a limited amount of time. They work with your textbook or without a textbook and can help you to review and learn essential terms, people, places, events, and key concepts.
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Business Objects: The Complete Reference

Author: Cindi Howson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0072230436

Category: Computers

Page: 770

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If your objective in business intelligence reporting is Business Objects success, this is the resource for you. Gives a thorough run-down of the software, plus coverage of Web intelligence, complex queries, multidimensional analysis, and more. Author Cindi Howson has plenty of hands-on experience with the product.
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Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference

Bring your data to life with the powerful features of Microsoft Power BI

Author: Devin Knight,Brian Knight,Mitchell Pearson,Manuel Quintana,Brett Powell

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789955637

Category: Computers

Page: 794

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Design, develop, and master efficient Power BI solutions for impactful business insights Key Features Get to grips with the fundamentals of Microsoft Power BI Combine data from multiple sources, create visuals, and publish reports across platforms Understand Power BI concepts with real-world use cases Book Description Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference Guide gets you started with business intelligence by showing you how to install the Power BI toolset, design effective data models, and build basic dashboards and visualizations that make your data come to life. In this Learning Path, you will learn to create powerful interactive reports by visualizing your data and learn visualization styles, tips and tricks to bring your data to life. You will be able to administer your organization's Power BI environment to create and share dashboards. You will also be able to streamline deployment by implementing security and regular data refreshes. Next, you will delve deeper into the nuances of Power BI and handling projects. You will get acquainted with planning a Power BI project, development, and distribution of content, and deployment. You will learn to connect and extract data from various sources to create robust datasets, reports, and dashboards. Additionally, you will learn how to format reports and apply custom visuals, animation and analytics to further refine your data. By the end of this Learning Path, you will learn to implement the various Power BI tools such as on-premises gateway together along with staging and securely distributing content via apps. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide by Devin Knight et al. Mastering Microsoft Power BI by Brett Powell What you will learn Connect to data sources using both import and DirectQuery options Leverage built-in and custom visuals to design effective reports Administer a Power BI cloud tenant for your organization Deploy your Power BI Desktop files into the Power BI Report Server Build efficient data retrieval and transformation processes Who this book is for Microsoft Power BI Complete Reference Guide is for those who want to learn and use the Power BI features to extract maximum information and make intelligent decisions that boost their business. If you have a basic understanding of BI concepts and want to learn how to apply them using Microsoft Power BI, then Learning Path is for you. It consists of real-world examples on Power BI and goes deep into the technical issues, covers additional protocols, and much more.
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BusinessObjects XI (Release 2): The Complete Reference

Author: Cindi Howson

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071491280

Category: Computers

Page: 650

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This book is a must read for anyone deploying BusinessObjects. It covers everything from planning your upgrade to the latest release, to best practices in universe design, and powerful report creation that maximizes business insight. This book covers the most frequently used features for the full BI suite, in one comprehensive book. There's in depth coverage of Designer, security via the Central Management Console, InfoView, Web Intelligence, and Desktop Intelligence. It goes beyond step-by-step instructions to cover how and why in a business context. Transition notes are interspersed for version 5 and 6 customers to understand the biggest changes in XI Release 2. If you drive BI requirements in your company or are a data warehouse program manager, Business Objects administrator, report author or consumer, this book is for you.
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JavaServer Faces 2.0, The Complete Reference

Author: Ed Burns,Chris Schalk

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071625100

Category: Computers

Page: 752

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The Definitive Guide to JavaServer Faces 2.0 Fully revised and updated for all of the changes in JavaServer Faces (JSF) 2.0, this comprehensive volume covers every aspect of the official standard Web development architecture for JavaEE. Inside this authoritative resource, the co-spec lead for JSF at Sun Microsystems shows you how to create dynamic, cross-browser Web applications that deliver a world-class user experience while preserving a high level of code quality and maintainability. JavaServer Faces 2.0: The Complete Reference features an integrated sample application to use as a model for your own JSF applications, with code available online. The book explains all JSF features, including the request processing lifecycle, managed beans, page navigation, component development, Ajax, validation, internationalization, and security. Expert Group Insights throughout the book offer insider information on the design of JSF. Set up a development environment and build a JSF application Understand the JSF request processing lifecycle Use the Facelets View Declaration Language, managed beans, and the JSF expression language (EL) Define page flow with the JSF Navigation Model, including the new "Implicit Navigation" feature Work with the user interface component model and the JSF event model, including support for bookmarkable pages and the POST, REDIRECT, GET pattern Use the new JSR-303 Bean Validation standard for model data validation Build Ajax-enabled custom UI components Extend JSF with custom non-UI components Manage security, accessibility, internationalization, and localization Learn how to work with JSF and Portlets from the JSF Team Leader at Liferay, the leading Java Portal vendor Ed Burns is a senior staff engineer at Sun Microsystems and is the co-specification lead for JavaServer Faces. He is the co-author of JavaServer Faces: The Complete Reference and author of Secrets of the Rock Star Programmers. Chris Schalk is a developer advocate and works to promote Google's APIs and technologies. He is currently engaging the international Web development community with the new Google App Engine and OpenSocial APIs. Neil Griffin is committer and JSF Team Lead for Liferay Portal and the co-founder of The PortletFaces Project. Ready-to-use code at www.mhprofessonal.com/computingdownload
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SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0 The Complete Reference 3/E

Author: Cindi Howson,Elizabeth Newbould

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071773118

Category: Computers

Page: 752

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The definitive reference for building actionable business intelligence—completely revised for SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0. Unleash the full potential of business intelligence with fact-based decisions, aligned to business goals, using reports and dashboards that lead from insight to action. SAP BusinessObjects BI 4.0: The Complete Reference offers completely updated coverage of the latest BI platform. Find out how to work with the new Information Design Tool to create universes that access multiple data sources and SAP BW. See how to translate complex business questions into highly efficient Web Intelligence queries and publish your results to the BI Launchpad. Learn how to create dashboards from data sourced through a universe or spreadsheet. The most important concepts for universe designers, report and dashboard authors, and business analysts are fully explained and illustrated by screenshots, diagrams, and step-by-step instructions. Establish and evolve BI goals Maximize your BI investments by offering the right module to the right user Create robust universes with the Information Design Tool, leveraging multiple data sources, derived tables, aggregate awareness, and parameters Develop a security plan that is scalable and flexible Design Web Intelligence reports from basic to advanced Create sophisticated calculations and advanced formatting to highlight critical business trends Build powerful dashboards to embed in PowerPoint or the BI Launchpad Use Explorer to visually navigate large data sets and uncover patterns
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J2EE

The Complete Reference

Author: James Edward Keogh

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne Media

ISBN: 9780072224726

Category: Computers

Page: 874

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Organized by component type, this title offers guidance on the market and addresses J2EE's collection of APIs. It contains J2EE best practices; and, coverage of Java databases, Java interconnectivity, and Web services.
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