Best Practices for the Hadoop Data Warehouse: EDW 101 for Hadoop Professionals

Dr. Ralph Kimball and Eli Collins describe standard data warehouse best practices in Hadoop and how to implement them within a Hadoop environment. This includes identification of dimensions and facts, managing primary keys, and handling slowly changing dimensions (SCDs) and conformed dimensions.

Date: Thursday, May 29 2014

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The enormous legacy of EDW experience and best practices can be adapted to the unique capabilities of the Hadoop environment. In this webinar, in a point-counterpoint format, Dr. Kimball will describe standard data warehouse best practices including the identification of dimensions and facts, managing primary keys, and handling slowly changing dimensions (SCDs) and conformed dimensions. Eli Collins, Chief Technologist at Cloudera, will describe how each of these practices actually can be implemented in Hadoop.

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