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VIReC Corporate Data Warehouse

CDW: A Conceptual Overview 2017


by Margaret Gonsoulin, PhD
Seminar date: 3/29/2017

Description: This seminar reviews and summarizes terms and concepts (such as dimension table and primary key) associated with relational databases in general and the VHA’s Corporate Data Warehouse (CDW) in particular as it exists in 2017. Objectives • Get to the bottom of all of those acronyms! • Learn to think in “relational data” terms • Become familiar with the components of CDW • Creating an analytic dataset, in theory

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