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[Netezza] Meaning of tables prefixes/labels

Posted on 2013-01-18
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Hi all,

I usually work with MySQL and now I have to populate Netezza database.
I just see the SQL script to create Netezza tables and I noticed the use of the following labels:
- TWH;
- ODS;
- STG;
- DIM;
- GES.

I guess the meaning of some of them, but it will be very interesting to have detailed information about them.

Thanks in advance.
Richard
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my guess...
TWH - The WareHouse
ODS - Operational Data Store
STG - STaGing
DIM - DIMension

I don't know about GES.
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OpenDirectory Service/ operational data store
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Those prefixes are not specific to Netezza.  They are names that were made for the tables.

Typically, ODS would be Operational Data Store, DIM would be a dimension table and STG would be a staging table.  TWH and GES I haven't seen before.
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