Extract Transform Load

Data Extraction, Data Pipeline

v.

Pronunciation

/ˈɛkˌstrækt trænˈsfɔrm loʊd/

Acronym

ETL

Definition

The process by which data is extracted from data sources, transformed, and then loaded into a warehouse system.

It is important to note, that the user must be careful in selecting the most fitting ETL tool for their PIM system. Not all ETL tools have the ability to read from an unlimited number of data sources and write to different architectures.

Category

Process

Related Terms

Warehouse System, Mass Mutation

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