Data Vault, An introduction to the new datawarehouse supermodel

The Kimball and Inmon approaches have dominated Data warehouse implementations for decades. Now a different approach for data warehousing is presenting itself. Data Vault was created by Dan Linstedt during the '90. In 2011, Data Vault is presenting itself to the large data warehousing and BI public, with its easy, agile, functional and flexible approach. Data Vault is a practical hands-on approach to creating your Central Enterprise Datawarehouse that does not rely on finding truth or performing complex ETL. It relies on a few basic premises and fleshes these out using its own modelling and loading approach. This session will give you an introduction to the of Data Vault basics.
Presented by Martijn Evers at SQLBits VIII
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    Martijn Evers is Founder and Principle of DataMasters(Unseen). Martijn has been designing and developing information systems for over 15 years. The last 10 years mainly in the roles as (independent) consultant, analyst or architect. His passions lie with (temporal) modeling and metadata driven system design. Currently he is focusing on Data Vault as the basis for Datawarehouse development. Martijn is also doing Data Vault related research and is involved in promoting Data Vault in Higher education. Especially since Data Vault is the upcoming Datawarehouse design methodology in the Netherlands.  In 2010 Martijn became president of the Dutch Data Vault User Group. He is also a member of the international Data Vault Standards Board.
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