DATA VAULT – THE ULTIMATE PROBLEM SOLVER?
Today's business environment requires data models, which are resilient to change and enable the integration of multiple data sources. More and more organisations consider Data Vault when modelling data warehouse platforms as a part of their modernisation programmes. The Data Vault concept deals with important aspects of modern data warehousing like agile development, information integration, load performance, data traceability and auditability. But without the right tools, its implementation can be a complex and time-consuming process. There are good reasons for this modelling technique, but there are arguments against it, as well.
This short Data Vault Guide provides an overview of the specifics of Data Vault along with its pros and cons. It is meant to support data practitioners in the decision-making process, whether Data Vault is the right modelling approach for their specific DWH project.