Data Integration and Transformation Terminology – Navigating Data Language
Data Integration and Transformation Terminology - Navigating Data Language
Diving deeper into the world of data management, this installment of our Navigating Data Language series delves into Data Integration and Transformation Terminology. These concepts form the backbone of most data-driven operations, ensuring that diverse datasets are not only cohesive but also adapted and optimized for specific purposes. Whether you’re new to these terms or need a refresher, this article offers a concise overview of the key terminologies in this realm.
ETL (Extract, Transform, Load)
Data Aggregation is the process of collecting and summarizing data in a way that yields new information. Aggregation is often used in the context of analytics to provide a higher-level view of data. For example, individual sales data could be aggregated to show total sales by quarter, region, or other criteria.