Finally, A Better Date Dimension

Introduction: The date dimension might be the most fundamental object in a dimensional data warehouse. It is used by nearly every fact table (often more than once through role-playing) in the warehouse. I have no intention of rehashing the conceptual basics of this object as folks like Ralph Kimball, Chris Adamson, and others have said pretty much […]

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What is a musical geek?

To be clear, this blog is first and foremost about technology, not a home on the web for the musically accomplished but socially inept.  According to the world’s greatest dictionary, a geek is defined somewhat circuitously as: A slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an […]

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