For many years, the star schema has been a reliable design for creating the physical schema for business analytics. But time – and technology – march onward. We find ourselves in the enviable position where technological advances such as cloud have made the physical implementation of a star schema unnecessary. What does this mean for the business community and the technical implementers supporting multi-dimensional analysis? What is gained and what is lost as we move into a more virtual, cloud-first environment?
Watch the latest episode in our “Death of a Star Schema” webinar series. Hear Dr. Claudia Imhoff, Founder of the Boulder BI Brain Trust, moderate a friendly debate between luminaries in the analytics space.
Watch now to learn:
- Whether there’s a place for physical star schemas in a cloud-first world in data analytics
- The potential benefits to eliminating the physical star schemas
- Other factors that should be considered in implementing this new model, and what the downsides might be