generally has more dimensions that define its minimum representation
granularity, and it expresses a many-to-many relationship between these
Typical dimensions for the sales fact are products, stores, and
In this case, the basic information that can be represented is product
sales in one store in one day, and it is not possible to distinguish between
sales made by different employees or at different times of day.
are generally dynamic, a fact schema will almost certainly have at least one
temporal dimension whose granularity can vary from the minute to the month
(more probably, the day or week).
Dimensions are graphically represented as circles, connected to the fact by lines.