Data Profiling

v.

Pronunciation

/ˈdeɪtə ˈproʊˌfaɪlɪŋ/

Definition

A process that generates statistics about a dataset.

The technique’s purpose is to determine the data’s value and report those findings through statistics, visualization, or informative synopses. Running a thorough data profiling assessment in the beginning of PIM implementation is acknowledged as a critical step toward gaining control over structured data because it can recognize and address possible data issues, enabling data modelist to propose a better solution.

Category

Process

Related Terms

Data

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