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Payment Fact

Post  Vishy on Mon Jul 23, 2012 5:14 am


I have payment fact table and I have to insert few records which I didn't get 2 years back so it is a kind of history records insertion and second thing is I may have given 100$ payment to customer 3 years back but that was incorrect, customer was only paid 80$. So I have to do history insertion as well as correction.

Anybody has any idea what is the best practice. Should I delete fact row and insert new one for updation's sake or I first insert -100 $ and then insert +80$.



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Re: Payment Fact

Post  ngalemmo on Mon Jul 23, 2012 4:03 pm

Depends on what the business wants. If they want exposure to the change, then inserting a reversal and a new payment would be the way to go.

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