data science

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What is Time-Series Data?

Time-series data analysis serves critical functions in most modern industries, and is a powerful method to glean accurate analysis.

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What is an Enterprise Data Warehouse?

An EDW is a database that centralizes data from across the business so it can be analyzed and used in decision making.

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What is a Data Platform?

Data platforms are tools that allow businesses to collect, analyze, and present data.

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What is Metadata Storage?

When building a database, all data requires some description to help identify its uniqueness, which is where metadata comes in.

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What is an Ad Hoc Query?

An ad hoc query is any kind of question you can ask a data system off the top of your head.

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What is Querying?

A query is a question or request for a database written in a code the database can understand, in order to retrieve or modify the correct information.

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What is Parquet?

Unlike row-based formats such as CSV, Parquet is a columnar data file storage format.

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What is Hadoop?

Apache Hadoop is one of the most widely used open source frameworks designed to address the problem of storing and processing big data.

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What is Data Governance?

Data governance allows organizations to ensure high-quality data through formalized processes for management, monitoring, and control of data assets.

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What is an ETL Pipeline?

ETL is a method to collect raw data from various sources, clean it up, and translate it so it can be used to inform decision making.

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What is Lambda Architecture?

Lambda architecture processes data through a hybrid combination of batch processing and stream processing.

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Data Lakes and Data Warehouses -- Which Is Right For You?

Data lakes and data warehouses are both commonly used for storing data, but there are key differences between the two that make them unique in their own way. Learn which fits your business purposes best and if there is a better solution.

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What is a Data Ecosystem?

The term “data ecosystem” collectively refers to all the programming languages, algorithms, applications, and the general infrastructure used to collect, analyze and store data.

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What is Data Modeling

Data modeling is a means of creating a conceptual framework for your data in preparation for storage in a data warehouse. The resulting model is a visual representation of the data which maps out the relationships between data, and the rules.

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