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Contributor III
Contributor III

What is meant by data modeling and dimensional modeling? what is the difference between data modeling and dimensional modeling ? How to understand the data model of a qlikview application whether it is in which type of model?

I am new to data ware housing.  I have following questions in my mind. 

What is meant by data modeling and dimensional modeling?

what is the difference between data modeling and dimensional modeling ? 

Should I assume Star schema or Snow flake schema comes under dimensional modeling or it is different ?

How to understand the data model of a qlikview application whether it is in which type of model?

What are all the steps that I have to take to build a perfect data model ?

I will be very happy if someone from the community can explain in detail

Thanks in Advance.

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Gysbert_Wassenaar

Dimensional modeling is a specialized form of data modeling. You can find a decent article at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dimensional_modeling


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As this is more about QlikView I move it to the right Place