Database Glossary – H
Useful Terms For Working With Data

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H

Hierarchies

Describe organizational structures and logical parent-child relationships within the data (e.g. global corporation => country => region => district => market => individual store).

Historical Perspective

The amount of lag time occurring between the time something happens in any of a database warehouse’s data sources (i.e. a record is added or updated), and the time at which the results of that change are available in the data warehouse.