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Slowly Changing Dimensions ( SCD Type I/II/III )

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by Himanshika Sharma
Last modified: February 27th 2021

Slowly Changing Dimensions (SCD’s)

SCD is a dimension which captures the changes that occur over a period of time.

  • Type I – Contains only current data. Change in source is overwritten
  • Type II-Maintains complete history + Current data
  • Type III-Partial (recent) history + Current data
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  • Active record is where end date is null
  • History
  • Active status(Active record – Max Version)
  • Change No (Version)
  • Duration (Time stamp)
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