Abstract/Description

As we move more and more towards the need for everyone to do Agile Data Warehousing, we need a data modeling method that can be agile with us. Data Vault Data Modeling is an agile data modeling technique for designing highly flexible, scalable, and adaptable data structures for enterprise data warehouse repositories in an incremental fashion. It is a hybrid approach using the best of 3NF and dimensional modeling. It is not a replacement for star schema data marts (and should not be used as such). This approach has been used in projects around the world (Europe, Australia, USA) for over 10 years but is still not widely known or understood. The purpose of this presentation is to provide attendees with a detailed introduction to the components of the Data Vault Data Model, what they are for and how to build them. Included will be a discussion of changes introduced with Data Vault 2.0 that help in connecting to Big Data systems.

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About the Speaker(s)

Kent Graziano is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Snowflake Computing and an award winning author, speaker, and trainer, in the areas of data modeling, data architecture, and data warehousing. He is an Oracle ACE Director, a certified Data Vault Master and Data Vault 2.0 Practitioner (CDVP2), expert data modeler and solution architect with more than 30 years of experience, including two decades doing data warehousing and business intelligence (in multiple industries). He is an internationally recognized expert in Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler. Mr. Graziano has developed and led many successful software and data warehouse implementation teams, including several agile DW/BI teams. He has written numerous articles, authored three Kindle book (available on Amazon.com), co-authored four books (including the 1st Edition of The Data Model Resource Book), and has givens many presentations, nationally and internationally. He was a co-author on the first book on Data Vault, and the technical editor for Super Charge Your Data Warehouse (the main technical book for DV 1.0). In 2014, he was voted one of the best presenters at OUGF14 in Helsinki, Finland.