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The Data Warehouse Development Life Cycle

Online Analytical Processing and Oracle

Simulation Of Cubic Databases (Dimensionality)

For an illustrative example, consider the sample customer table in Table 5.4.

Customer Name                   # Sales                YY-MM                   City                State
Bob Papaj & Assoc.                   300               97-01                NY                  NY
Mark Reulbach Inc.                   400                97-01               San Fran          CA
Rick Willoughby Co.                   120               97-02                NY                  NY
Kelvin Connor Co.                     300                97-02               San Fran          CA
Jame Gaston Inc.                     145                97-03                NY                  NY
Linda O’Dell Assoc.                   337                97-03                Fairport            NY
Rick Wahl & Assoc.                   134                97-03               San Fran           CA

Table 5.4 A sample customer table.

Let's take this data structure and assume that the table is physically stored in data order. We can imagine how this data might look as a cubic table by reviewing Figure 5.15.

Figure 5.15 Cubic representation of relational data.

Of course, the cubic representation would require data to be loaded into a multidimensional database or a spreadsheet that supports pivot tables. When considering an MDDB, two arguments emerge. Relational database vendors point out that MDDBs are proprietary, and -they feel that more open relational databases should be used. The MDDB vendors point out some serious inadequacies with SQL that make it very difficult to use a relational database.


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