The Data Warrior

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War Chest

Every warrior needs a war chest with his (or her) weapons of choice – even a data warrior.

Here are some books I use and recommend. In some cases I do get a “cut” of some sort (not likely to make me wealthy, but I can hope, right?).  Check back periodically as I will likely add more in the future.

My New #1 Weapon of Choice: The Data Vault 2.0 Book

Hot off the presses with even more details than the first book! Yes, I have a copy already.

My #2 Weapon of Choice: The Data Vault Book

This is the 1st technical book on data vault modeling (that I helped write). It is the book people begged us for. I keep a copy at my desk and use it to check my models.

Now in the top 25 on Amazon for Data Warehouse books!

Super Charge Your Data Warehouse

Get the Data Vault modeling book on Amazon

The book is available on Kindle. Get it here. If you prefer a hard copy of the book, you can buy that here. Or you can get a pdf version directly from the Data Vault Alliance site here.

Online Data Vault Training

The best and most cost-effective way to learn to implement the Data Vault is through Dan Linstedt’s Data Vault Alliance portal.  Be sure to use the coupon code AGILEDW10 to get 10% off these courses!

Specific classes to look at:

1. Data Vault Loading using Informatica (temporarily unavailable)

2. Data Vault Loading using SQL

Better Data Modeling: Tips for Enhancing Your Use of Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler

Available on Amazon!

Available on Amazon!

This is my Kindle book containing a compilation of my top tips and tricks for getting the most out of SDDM. You can get it on Amazon here for $5.99. If you are an Amazon Prime member, it is FREE for you.

A Check List for Doing Data Model Design Reviews

This is a Kindle book I produced based on best practices I have used in my consulting practice for a very long time. You can get it on Amazon here for $5.99. If you are an Amazon Prime member, it is FREE for you.

NEW: The Check List book is now available in Spanish.  Get it here.

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