Course Details

Dimensional Data Modeling Overview

Data Models are fundamental introduction to abstraction in a DBMS. They represent how data is linked to each other and how they are stored and processed within the system. Database modeling is the idea of designing a database structure that represents how reserved information can be categorized, manipulated and accessed. It’s the very foundation of a database design effort, and the specific data model employed drives the overall development endeavors and database diagram.

Why to attend TekSlate Online Training?

In Tekslate, Dimensional Data Modeling training is delivered by certified working professionals. Whether a participant is an end-user, partner or an employee working on Data Modeling tool, our training and assessments will sculpt you to be successful in using these functionalities by employing Data Modeling tool. Tekslate online training offers you a comprehensive way of learning Data Modeling and equips you in building a better career.

Dimensional Data Modeling Training Course Objectives

After the completion of Dimensional Data Modeling training, a participant will be able to

  • Learn about the Business Process Decoder Ring
  • Explore the fundamentals of Dimensional Modeling
  • Understand the core concepts of Fact and Dimension Table
  • Implementation Analysis & Paralysis
  • Know the functionalities of Kimball Methodology and Life Cycle in a Nutshell

Who Should attend Dimensional Modeling Training Course?


There are no specific prerequisites for learning Dimensional Data Modeling. However, with certain job roles might make an advantage out of this training, like:

  • Software Developers
  • Database Designers
  • IT Professionals
  • Any graduate with special interest on the course.

Dimensional Data Modeling Trends

  • Data Vault is the recent modeling that is formed by integrating 3NF and dimensional modeling structures.

Dimensional Data Modeling Online Training Concepts

Project/Program Planning

Professional Responsibilities, Professional Boundaries, An Engineer’s View, Beware the Objection Removers, What Does the Central Team Do?, Avoid DW/BI Isolation, Implementation Analysis Paralysis, Kimball Methodology, Kimball Lifecycle in a Nutshell, Think Critically When Applying Best Practices, Eight Guidelines for Low Risk Enterprise Data Warehousing

Requirements Definition

Gathering Requirements, Business Requirements, Requirements Gathering Dos and Don’ts, Surprising Value of Data Profiling, Organizing around Business Processes, Focus on Business Processes, Not Business  Departments!, Identifying Business Processes, Business Process Decoder Ring, Relationship between Strategic Business Initiatives and Business Processes Wrapping Up the


Data Architecture

Making the Case for Dimensional Modeling, Is ER Modeling Hazardous to DSS?, A Dimensional Modeling Manifesto, There Are No Guarantees, Enterprise Data Warehouse Bus Architecture, Divide and Conquer, The Matrix,The Matrix: Revisited, Drill Down into a Detailed Bus Matrix, Integration Instead of Centralization, Integration for Real People, Data Stewardship : The First Step to Quality And ÂConsistency, To Be or Not To Be Centralized, Contrast with the Corporate Information Factory, Differences of Opinion, Don’t Support Business Intelligence with a Normalized EDW

Dimensional Modeling Fundamentals

Basics of Dimensional Modeling, Fact Tables and Dimension Tables, Drilling Down, Up, and Across, Myths about Dimensional Modeling, Dangerous Preconceptions, Fables and Facts

Fact Table Core Concepts

Granularity, Declaring the Grain, Keep to the Grain in Dimensional Modeling, Types of Fact Tables, Fundamental Grains, Factless Fact Tables, Factless Fact Tables? Sound Like Jumbo Shrimp?, What Didn’t Happen, Parent-Child Fact Tables, Patterns to Avoid When Modeling Header/Line, Item Transactions, Fact Table Keys and Degenerates, Fact Table Surrogate Keys, Reader Suggestions on Fact Table Surrogate Keys, Miscellaneous Fact Table Design Patterns, Put Your Fact Tables on a Diet, Keeping Text Out of the Fact Table, Dealing with Nulls in a Dimensional Model

Dimension Table Core Concepts

Dimension Table Keys, Surrogate Keys, Keep Your Keys Simple, Date and Time Dimension Considerations,It’s Time for Time, Surrogate Keys for the Time Dimension, Latest Thinking on Time Dimension Tables, Smart Date Keys to Partition Fact Tables, Handling All the Dates, Miscellaneous Dimension Patterns, Data Warehouse Role Models, Mystery Dimensions, De-Clutter with Junk Dimensions, Showing the Correlation Between Dimensions, Causal (Not Casual) Dimensions, Resist Abstract Generic Dimensions, Hot-Swappable Dimensions, Accurate Counting with a Dimensional Supplement, Slowly Changing Dimensions, Perfectly Partitioning History with Type SCD, Many Alternate Realities, Monster Dimensions, When a Slowly Changing Dimension Speeds Up, When Do Dimensions Become Dangerous?, Slowly Changing Dimensions Are Not Always as easy as

More Dimension Patterns and Case Studies

Snowflakes, Outriggers, and Bridges, A Trio of Interesting Snowflakes, Help for Dimensional Modeling, Managing Bridge Tables, The Keyword Dimension, Dealing with Hierarchies, Maintaining Dimension Hierarchies, Help for Hierarchies, Five Alternatives for Better Employee Dimensional Modeling, Alternate Hierarchies

Dimensional Data Modeling Certification

After the completion of Dimensional Data Modeling training, it would be a priority point for a participant to achieve Certification as the corporate world accepts profile that is arrayed with technology certifications. Benefits of being certified in Dimensional Data Modeling application would be:

  • Distinguished as an expert in the IT market.
  • Racing in low competition area of the platform
  • Remunerated with an uncommon package.

Benefits to our Global Learners

  • Tekslate is trainee-focussed.
  • Quality training delivered with comparatively low fee structure across the globe.
  • Lifetime Access to recorded video sessions of the Dimensional Data Modeling training.
  • Exposure on real-time scenarios in varied domains by industry experts.

What Are The Modes Of Training, and Who Are The Trainers?

Tekslate basically offers the online instructor-led training. Apart from that we also provide corporate training for enterprises. Our trainers have relevant experience in implementing real-time solutions on different queries related to different topics. Tekslate also verifies their technical background and expertise.

What If I Miss A Class?

We record each LIVE class session you undergo through and we will share the recordings of each session/class.

Can I Request For A Support Session If I Find Difficulty In Grasping Topics?

If you have any queries you can contact our 24/7 dedicated support to raise a ticket. We provide you email support and solution to your queries. If the query is not resolved by email we can arrange for a one-on-one session with our trainers.

What Kind Of Projects Will I Be Working On As Part Of The Training?

You will work on real world projects wherein you can apply your knowledge and skills that you acquired through our training. We have multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills and knowledge of various aspect and components making you perfectly industry-ready.

How Will I Execute The Practical?

Our Trainers will provide the Environment/Server Access to the students and we ensure practical real-time experience and training by providing all the utilities required for the in-depth understanding of the course.

If I Cancel My Enrollment, Will I Get The Refund?

If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.

Are These Classes Conducted Via Live Online Streaming?

Yes. All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using either through WebEx or GoToMeeting, thus promoting one-on-one trainer student Interaction.

Is There Any Offer / Discount I Can Avail?

There are some Group discounts available if the participants are more than 2.

Who Are Our Customers & Our Location?

As we are one of the leading providers of Online training, We have customers from USA, UK, Canada, Australia, India and other parts of the world.

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