How Zero-Code Data Preparations Tools Enable Faster IT Performance
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Data preparation is hardly a novel concept. Ever since companies began collecting and storing raw data from disparate sources, it required essential extraction, cleansing, and transformation functions to turn raw data into a form that can be readily used for business purposes. All these functions were performed by IT experts who were trained in domain-specific languages to manage relational databases and manipulate the data stored in them. SQL is one of the most popular languages allowing IT experts to manage databases like Oracle, Access, MySQL, and other popular databases.
Up until the last decade, IT experts would manually code scripts to make changes in data sources. Data was fully governed by IT and data preparation would be limited to ETL functions (Extract, Load, Transform). Data preparation while important was not important enough to receive the focus that it does today.
How Has Data Preparation Evolved Over the Years?
As data evolved, so did the methods in preparing it. But of recent years, data preparation has received significant focus because of the maturing of big data and the interconnectivity of systems, devices, and apps, powered by the internet. Organizations are required to pursue data-driven innovations if they want to remain sustainable in the future. …