Lessons From Childhood – The Three Little Pigs


For those not familiar with the children’s story, you can click hereĀ for an entertaining rendition, or read further. The story begins with three little pigs, each of whom chooses to build a home – one of straw, one of sticks, and one of bricks. The first little pig build his home out of straw. He…

The Set Theory of Data Warehouse Design


I love volleyball as much as I love data. However, as this is a blog about data, I’ll leave the theories I have related to setting the ball at the door and move forward on the topic of data. Believe it or not, you learned the basics of how a data warehouse works way back…

Shoot for the Star Schema!


The phrase “Shoot for the stars!” has long been associated with trying to achieve something thought impossible, with the idea that while you may not get all of the way there, by aiming for something grandiose, you will at least achieve more than if you set your goals at something easily accomplished. In more recent…