Mastering Data Warehouse Aggregates: Solutions for Star Schema Performance

* This is the first book to provide in--depth coverage of star schema aggregates used in dimensional modeling--from selection and design, to loading and usage, to specific tasks and deliverables for implementation projects* Covers the principles of aggregate schema design and the pros and cons of various types of commercial solutions for navigating and building aggregates* Discusses how to include aggregates in data warehouse development projects that focus on incremental development, iterative builds, and early data loads