Data Vault Basics

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The Data Vault architecture offers a unique solution to business problems and technical problems alike. It is focused squarely at the data integration efforts across the enterprise and is built from solid foundational concepts. A key to understanding the Data Vault is understanding the business. Once the business is mapped out and the practitioner has a firm grasp on how the business operates, then the process of building the Data Vault can commence.

The Data Vault has many benefits which are produced as a by-product of the basic engineering. Sticking to the Data Vault foundational rules and standards will help get any integration project off the ground quickly and easily. There are several areas of the Data Vault which we’d like to cover with you before diving into the community / forums. In case you are interested, you can also read about some of the ISSUES faced by those who undertake the Data Vault modeling.

It is very easy to convert both 3rd normal form and Star Schema to Data Vault model architecture, here we show how to convert from 3rd normal form. Inside the community we walk through the conversion steps to go from Star Schema to Data Vault model.

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