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noisy data

Definition | SearchBusinessAnalytics

Noisy data is meaningless data. The term was often used as a synonym for corrupt data, but its meaning has expanded to include data from unstructured...

data mining

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

data dictionary

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A data dictionary is a collection of descriptions of the data objects or items in a data model for the benefit of programmers and others who need to ...

copy data

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Copy data is the electronic data that is created as a result of data protection functions like backups, snapshots and disaster recovery.

structured data

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Structured data contrasts with unstructured and semi-structured data. The three can be considered to exist on a continuum, with unstructured data ...

reference data

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Reference data, in the context of data management, are the data objects relevant to transactions, consisting of sets of values, statuses or ...

data compression

Definition | SearchStorage

Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

data ingestion

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Data can be ingested in real time or in batches. When data is ingested in real time, each data item is imported as it is emitted by the source. When ...

dirty data

Definition | SearchDataManagement

In a data warehouse, dirty data is a database record that contains errors.

data corruption

Definition | SearchSQLServer

Data corruption is the deterioration of computer data as a result of some external agent.

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  • cybersecurity

    Cybersecurity is the protection of internet-connected systems, including hardware, software and data, from cyberattacks.

  • asymmetric cryptography (public key cryptography)

    Asymmetric cryptography, also called public key cryptography, uses a pair of numerical keys that are mathematically related to ...

  • digital signature

    A digital signature is a mathematical technique used to validate the authenticity and integrity of a message, software or digital...

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  • business continuity plan (BCP)

    A business continuity plan (BCP) is a document that consists of the critical information an organization needs to continue ...

  • disaster recovery team

    A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an ...

  • cloud insurance

    Cloud insurance is any type of financial or data protection obtained by a cloud service provider. 

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  • hard disk drive (HDD)

    A computer hard disk drive (HDD) is a non-volatile memory hardware device that controls the positioning, reading and writing of ...

  • byte

    In most computer systems, a byte is a unit of data that is eight binary digits long. Bytes are often used to represent a ...

  • network-attached storage (NAS)

    Network-attached storage (NAS) is dedicated file storage that enables multiple users and heterogeneous client devices to retrieve...

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