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Cube and vertical partitioning explained

What is cube partitioning, and also what is vertical partitioning in data warehousing?

There is an excellent paper on cube partitioning strategies called "Parallelizing The Data Cube (Journal Version)"

from F. Dehne, T. Eavis, S. Hambrusch, A. Rau-Chaplin. See link below:

http://www.cs.dal.ca/~panda/papers/pdd/pdd_abs.html

There is good paper on horizontal and vertical partitioning strategies for SQL Server written in February 1997 by Robert D. Schneider called: Horizontal and Vertical Partitioning. See link below:

http://www.sqlmag.com/Articles/Index.cfm?ArticleID=98

Another paper provides an overview of Vertical Partitioning on Object Oriented databases. See link below:

http://www3.oup.co.uk/computer_journal/hdb/Volume_42/Issue_01/pdf/420039.pdf

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This was first published in November 2002

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