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Three-Dimensional Analysis - Data Profiling Techniques Ed Lindsey

Three-Dimensional Analysis - Data Profiling Techniques

Ed Lindsey

Published March 17th 2008
ISBN : 9780980083309
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239 pages
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Data profiling is the process of examining the content, structure, and quality of data in order to understand it better. The book will discuss techniques you can use to get the most information about your data. While the book is geared toward using aMoreData profiling is the process of examining the content, structure, and quality of data in order to understand it better. The book will discuss techniques you can use to get the most information about your data. While the book is geared toward using a profiling tool to help you understand your data, many of the techniques included in the book do not explicitly require one.The book is focused on techniques to find anomalies in your data. It talks about why you should profile your data. It gives specific examples of issues Ed Lindsey has found with different companies data. It moves on to explain what data profiling is and where to start. It discusses general data profiling techniques, providing more details on specific techniques for different industries. Finally, it describes specific data profiling techniques for special data fields, like vehicle identification and Social Security numbers.The book is based upon a decade of field experience profiling data for many companies across numerous industries. It uses actual customer examples throughout the book. After reading this book, you will get a bigger benefit from profiling your data to accelerate your data-related projects like MDM and CRM. It will help you identify data quality issues in your data.