The Importance of Semantics in Data Warehousing

Early on in my career as a data architect, I discovered that my background as an English Literature major was not a handicap, but rather a blessing. Nuance is very important when you are trying to model the business concepts of your client.

The client, however, is often clueless about the importance of semantics, and sometimes requires kid gloves to gently carry them into the…

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Rusty Alderson

Rusty Alderson

Retired technologist — eschewing cubicles; observer extraordinaire; perpetual student; philosopher; poet; essayist; advocate for nature and wilderness.