TITLE

New Tools Automate Data Relationship Discovery

AUTHOR(S)
Gorelik, Alex
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Database Trends & Applications;Jun2007, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how new tools in database integration can help consolidate data by automating the data relationship discovery function. Metadata is the detailed description of data relation and transformation as it flows within the system, and not just a simple description of data. It is believed that metadata documentation is time-consuming, error prone, and an expensive process. Therefore, automation is needed to solve these problems. Businesses have an abundance of structured data sources that are shared and managed across the organization.
ACCESSION #
25637391

 

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