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Re: Good sites to read about DB Theory?

From: Bob Badour <bbadour_at_golden.net>
Date: 9 Sep 2001 21:16:59 -0700
Message-ID: <cd3b3cf.0109092016.2c1e2d70@posting.google.com>


"David Cressey" <david_at_dcressey.com> wrote in message news:<GZqm7.650$Iw2.28397_at_petpeeve.ziplink.net>...
> > Could anybody point me to some decent sites for reading about Database
> > theory? Although I've been working indirectly with databases for
> > several years, I'd like to learn more. I'm not sure about fact tables,
> > data warehousing etc...
>
> For data warehousing and dimensional modeling, I Think Larry Kimball is
> probably the best author.
> He's got three books out, co-authored with other writers. They are each a
> good read.
>
> I think he's the originator of dimensional modeling, but I'm not sure.
>
> You can find out more about Larry Kimball and his works at www.rkimball.com

While I don't mean to cause you any embarassment, when I read the above I envisioned a chimera of Larry Ellison and Ralph Kimball. I found the image very humorous and I thought you might too. Received on Sun Sep 09 2001 - 23:16:59 CDT

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