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etl lookup  data and make predictions. ETL tools: Short for extract, transform, load; three database functions that are combined into one tool to pull data out of one database and place it into another database. Extract — the process of reading data from a database. Transform — the process of converting the extracted data from its previous form into the form it needs to be in so that it can be placed into another database. Transformation occurs by using rules or lookup tables or by combining the data with other

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etl lookup  A? Many applications and ETL jobs turn off referential integrity checks in order to speed the loading of databases (or use some other logic to check referential integrity). As a result, the data that ends up in a database that supposedly provides referential integrity can often be incorrect. Linkages . Are there parts in our invoice file that don't exist in the parts catalog? Are there orders that have been marked as delivered than can't be matched to an invoice? Primary Keys . Are primary keys unique? Read More

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