Data Warehouse Design Approaches

In our previous posts we have got to learn about Data Warehousing Objects, different kinds of Data Warehouse schemas and Data Warehouse Basics. Now it time we learn about how to build or design a Data Warehouse. 

Designing or Building of a Data Warehouse can be done following either one of the approaches. These approaches are notably known as:

* The Top-Down Approach
* The Bottom-Up Approach

These approaches are defined by the two of the bearers of Data Warehousing namely Ralph Kimball and Bill Inmon.