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Fact - definitions

Fact : (1) Something that is known or needs to be known. (2) In data warehousing, a specific numerical sum that represents a key business performance measure.

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Source: Larry English, External, 25-Jan-2009 13:21

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Fact : A statement that accurately reflects a state or characteristic of reality.

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Source: Martin Eppler, External, 25-Jan-2009 13:21

Fact - A finite piece of data of interest to the user of a larger set fo information. A fact is often numeric and additive. It's sorted in a fact table in a data warehouse.

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Source: The Data Governance Institute, 07 December 2009 08:53:12, External

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