Data Swamp

Swamp

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈdeɪtə swɑmp/

Definition

A collection of data without organization or structure due to a lack of information about the data.

Data swamps start out as data lakes. When data keeps getting dumped in the central location and no one is monitoring, the data lake can deteriorate and become useless for a business.

Category

Data Governance

Related Terms

Data Lake, Data Pool

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