Category Archives: Data Integration

Data integration involves combining data residing in different sources and providing users with a unified view of these data.[1] This process becomes significant in a variety of situations, which include both commercial (when two similar companies need to merge their databases) and scientific (combining research results from different bioinformatics repositories, for example) domains. Data integration appears with increasing frequency as the volume and the need to share existing data explodes.[2] It has become the focus of extensive theoretical work, and numerous open problems remain unsolved. In management circles, people frequently refer to data integration as “Enterprise Information Integration” (EII).

The next-generation data integration

In the data-centric world we are living in, all depends on the information we can possibly distilled from the vast amount of data we are generating and perhaps storing every second. For companies to gain competitive advantages they need to … Continue reading

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