Today's business environment requires that companies have access to highly relevant information in a matter of seconds.
Modern Business Intelligence tools rely on data structured mostly in traditional dimensional database schemas, typically represented by
star schemas. Dimensional modeling is already recognized as a
leading industry standard in the field of data warehousing although
several drawbacks and pitfalls were reported. This paper focuses on
the analysis of another data warehouse modeling technique - the
anchor modeling, and its characteristics in context with the standardized dimensional modeling technique from a query performance perspective. The results of the analysis show
information about performance of queries executed on database
schemas structured according to principles of each database modeling
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