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Table 4 Comparison of data warehouses

From: A data warehouse to support web site automation

Data warehouse Architecture Number of fact tables Number of dimension tables
Zaïane et al. 1998 [29] Star schema 1 9
Buchner and Mulvenna 1998 [23] Snowflake schema 1 5
Bonchi et al. 2001 [22] Star schema 1 2
Joshi et al. 2003 [25] Star schema 1 5
Hu and Cercone 2004 [24] Star schema 2 8
Wu et al. 2004 [28] Star schema 1 3
Thor et al. 2005 [27] Star schema 2 9
Velasquez and Palade 2008 [8] Star schema 1 7
Moya et al. 2011 [26] Snowflake schema 3 4
Our proposal Star schema 3 6