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  1. Data Warehouse Design: Modern Principles and Methodologies
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Foreword by Mark Stephen LaRow, Vice President of Products, MicroStrategy

"A unique and authoritative book that blends recent research developments with industry-level practices for researchers, students, and industry practitioners." Il-Yeol Song, Professor, College of Information Science and Technology, Drexel University

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I'm using this book for a graduate course as a student. I've worked in field of IT for 25+ years, so I'm no newbie. This book takes topics that are straightforward and makes them extremely complex and theoretical. The liner notes indicate it was translated into English, which would explain some of the awkward phrasing. You'll read a passage, re-read it again and if you do figure out what they are saying you are left to wonder, "why would you say it that way?" Answer, because it was translated! Strange wording, run on sentences, overly theoretical...can you tell I don't like this book!

Other reviewer was correct that it reads like a run -on journal article, replete with citations and examples...most of which do not help.

Avoid it if you can, but if you must use it, find other sources to help explain the concepts and take comfort in fact that in the real world of IT, it's not this hard! If you are new to the field, hang in there, don't let this book scare... Read more
I agree with most ratings here, I found myself having to google most concepts described in this book. Extremely unclear especially for a introductory book on DB mgmt.
I am using this textbook for a class this semester. This text is not reader friendly. Just because the topic is complex does not have to mean the book as to be hard to consume. This book is horribly dense. The images of models are seldom explained. My class hates this book. The book reads like journal articles pasted together to get enough information for a book and I sincerely regret the purchase. You will find yourself reading the same sentence over and over again with still little understanding of the intent of the author. The book throws around terms that it assumes the reader should be familiar with...but then if you were familiar with the terms, you wouldn't need their book. It is a really awful book. I will keep looking. If you were unfortunate enough to pick up this book because your teacher was looking for a text on data warehousing, you have my sympathies. Here are some tips. 1) Use other sources of information to supplement the text. The text alone is useless. 2) Read it... Read more
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