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data mining

data mining

Definition | SearchSQLServer

Data mining is the process of sorting through large data sets to identify patterns and establish relationships to solve problems through data ...

association rules (in data mining)

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

Association rules are if/then statements that help uncover relationships between seemingly unrelated data in a transactional database, relational ...

Web mining

Definition | SearchCRM

In customer relationship management (CRM), Web mining is the integration of information gathered by traditional data mining methodologies and ...

text mining (text analytics)

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

Text mining is the analysis of data contained in natural language text. Text mining works by transposing words and phrases in unstructured data into ...

data dredging (data fishing)

Definition | SearchDataManagement

Data dredging, sometimes referred to as data fishing is a data mining practice in which large volumes of data are searched to find any possible ...


Definition | SearchCRM

Hancock is a C-based programming language developed by AT&T specifically for data mining telephone and Internet records... (continued)

big data

Definition | SearchCloudComputing

Big data is an evolving term that describes any voluminous amount of structured, semistructured and unstructured data that has the potential to be ...

role mining

Definition | SearchSecurity

Role mining is the process of analyzing user-to-resource mapping data to determine or modify user permissions for role-based access control (RBAC) in...

Total Information Awareness (TIA)

Definition | SearchSecurity

Total Information Awareness (TIA) is the name of a massive U.S. data mining project focused on scanning travel, financial and other data from public ...

decision tree software

Definition | SearchCRM

In data mining, decision tree software describes a combination of mathematical and computing techniques that enable a given set of data to be ...



  • risk map (risk heat map)

    A risk map, also known as a risk heat map, is a data visualization tool for communicating specific risks an organization faces. A...

  • internal audit (IA)

    An internal audit (IA) is an organizational initiative to monitor and analyze its own business operations in order to determine ...

  • pure risk (absolute risk)

    Pure risk, also called absolute risk, is a category of threat that is beyond human control and has only one possible outcome if ...


  • cloud ecosystem

    A cloud ecosystem is a complex system of interdependent components that all work together to enable cloud services.

  • cloud services

    Cloud services is an umbrella term that may refer to a variety of resources provided over the internet, or to professional ...

  • uncloud (de-cloud)

    The term uncloud describes the action or process of removing applications and data from a cloud computing platform.


  • federated identity management (FIM)

    Federated identity management (FIM) is an arrangement that can be made among multiple enterprises to let subscribers use the same...

  • cross-site scripting (XSS)

    Cross-site scripting (XSS) is a type of injection security attack in which an attacker injects data, such as a malicious script, ...

  • firewall

    In computing, a firewall is software or firmware that enforces a set of rules about what data packets will be allowed to enter or...




  • bad block

    A bad block is an area of storage media that is no longer reliable for storing and retrieving data because it has been physically...

  • all-flash array (AFA)

    An all-flash array (AFA), also known as a solid-state storage disk system, is an external storage array that uses only flash ...

  • volume manager

    A volume manager is software within an operating system (OS) that controls capacity allocation for storage arrays.


  • hybrid hard disk drive (HDD)

    A hybrid hard disk drive is an electromechanical spinning hard disk that contains some amount of NAND Flash memory.