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In our ongoing Data Vault Friday series, our consultant Julian Brunner delves into an intriguing question posed by the audience.

“What is the best approach to load ghost records? How does a ghost record look like?”

In this enlightening video, Julian explores the nuanced topic of loading ghost records into satellite tables. Ghost records, often a critical element in data modeling, are records that represent the absence of data rather than a physical presence. Julian provides insights into the best approaches for incorporating these ghost records, shedding light on their significance and how they can be effectively structured within satellite tables.

The discussion delves into the visual representation of ghost records, offering clarity on how they differ from regular data entries and emphasizing their role in maintaining accurate historical data in the context of Data Vault methodologies.

For those seeking a deeper understanding of handling ghost records within satellite tables, this video by Julian offers practical advice and valuable insights.

Meet the Speaker

Julian Brunner

Julian Brunner

Julian is working as a Senior Consultant at Scalefree and studied Business Informatics and Business Administration. His main focus is on Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing and Data Vault 2.0. As a certified Data Vault 2.0 Practitioner he has 5 years of experience with Business Intelligence solutions and Data Warehouse development with the Data Vault 2.0 standards. He has successfully consulted customers from the banking and consulting sector.

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