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What are the changes required in order to convert a star schema warehouse to a snowflake schema warehouse?

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  • September 01 2000, 1:00am EDT

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What are the changes required in order to convert a star schema warehouse to a snowflake schema warehouse?

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Chuck Kelley’s Answer: There is not a lot to do other than normalizing the dimensions and changing all of your transformations to deal with the new tables. The problem is that you are now starting to produce seven to 10+ way joins – a drain on any relational database.

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