Hack Your Database Before the Hackers Do

May 1, 2008

[From SQL Server Magazine]

Occasionally, there are miscellaneous attributes, such as yes/no attributes or comment attributes, that don’t fit into tight star schemas. Rather than discarding flag fields and yes/no attributes, place them in a junk dimension. In addition, you can handle comment and open-ended text attributes by creating a text-based junk dimension.

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