Using a Logical (Dimensional) Model to Extend Essbase and OBIEE by Lakshman Bulusu
1. IntroductionSince the beginning of storage and retrieval of data for the purposes of analysis, the concepts of Data Mart and Data Warehouse have been in vogue. The early pragmatic models in this area were the logical model proposed by Ralph Kimball and the CIF (Corporate Information Factory) proposed by Bill Inmon. These two technologies were for architecting a solution suitable for business de...