ETL

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ETL

(database)
The processes of Extracting, Transforming (or Transporting), and Loading data from source systems into a data warehouse.
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ETL

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ETL

(Extract, Transform, Load) The functions performed when pulling data out of one database and placing it into another of a different type. ETL is used to migrate data, often from relational databases into decision support systems.

ETL, EII and EAI
ETL differs from EII (enterprise information integration), which aggregates data temporarily from disparate data sources, and EAI (enterprise application integration), which integrates data from one application to another. See EII and EAI.
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"Data extraction, transformation and loading are at the heart of our reporting and analysis solutions for contact centers," says Richard McElroy, Symmetrics) president and chief operating officer.
Application and database lifecycle management solutions provider Embarcadero Technologies Inc has launched its Embarcadero DT/Studio 2.0 product for extraction, transformation and loading.

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