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Can any one explain about Core Dimension, Balanced Dimension, and Dirty Dimension?
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Dirty Dimension is nothing but Junk Dimensions. Core Dimensions are dedicated for a fact table or Data mart. Conformed Dimensions are used across fact tables or Data marts.



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