Kimball Technical DW/BI System Architecture

The Kimball technical system architecture separates the data and
processes comprising the DW/BI system into the backroom extract,
transformation and load (ETL) environment and the front room
presentation area, as illustrated in the following diagram.

Figure 1: Kimball technical system architecture diagram.

The Kimball technical system architecture focuses on the following components:

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