Deduplication

v.

Pronunciation

/ˌdidjupləˈkeɪʃən/, /ˌdidupləˈkeɪʃən/

Definition

The process of removing duplicate values or entries from an information system to ensure uniqueness.

Deduplication typically refers to removing duplicate values of a primary key, but may also refer to duplicate attributes or categories that may have differing primary keys.

Category

Process, Data Governance

Related Terms

Data Cleansing, Data Quality

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