Re: Timestamp dimensions in a data warehouse

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 11:35 AM, Schauss, Peter (IT Solutions) <
peter.schauss@xxxxxxx> wrote:

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> Would there be other reasons for putting the date in a dimension table?
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Doing so makes it very easy to base queries on different time granules.
eg. month, week, day of week, quarter, whatever else you can think of

Without the date dimension such queries become quite difficult.


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