Definition

change data capture (CDC)

Change data capture (CDC) is the process of capturing changes made at the data source and applying them throughout the enterprise. CDC minimizes the resources required for ETL ( extract, transform, load ) processes because it only deals with data changes. The goal of CDC is to ensure data synchronicity.

This was last updated in May 2007
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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