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structured data

Data that can be immediately identified within an electronic file such as a relational database that is structured in rows (records) and columns (fields). For example, to retrieve the name of a city, the city field (city column) is accessed. In contrast, to derive meaning from "unstructured" free-form text, the text must be sequentially scanned and compared.

XML Is Also Structured
XML files contain unstructured text but with their data elements identified by beginning and ending tags that themselves are text (see XML). As a result, XML data can be readily identified and thus qualify as structured data. Because they are partially structured, XML data are also called "semi-structured data." Contrast with unstructured data. See relational database, RDF, record, file, database and spreadsheet.
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* Left ventricle ejection fraction (volume of blood pumped by the heart) values were found in just 2 percent of the structured data from patient encounters, but in 74 percent of the unstructured data.
EIP functionality ranges from access to structured data, to classifying and searching unstructured data, to supporting collaborative processes.
As we continue to evolve the eBay shopping experience, Corrigon's technology and expertise will help buyers find the best results when shopping on eBay through experiences that were not possible a year ago, before our investments in structured data, said Amit Menipaz, Vice President and General Manager of Structured Data at eBay.
"'We're seeing the structured data stored in the same place as the unstructured data.
* Synthetic documents--QueSearch ingests structured data from enterprise and cloud applications, and creates synthetic data objects that can be injected into enterprise search indexes such as Google (google.com) Search Appliance, Autonomy (autonomy.com), Endeca (endeca.com) or FAST (now Microsoft).
Multi Lot Structured Data Cabling Framework Agreement for Durham University for varying service requirements.
Sixteen percent say they already have more unstructured and structured data within their enterprises, and another 33% predict that this shift will occur within the next several years.
* search functionality for finding structured data;
For instance, the survey shows that the most important capability of an EIP solution is its ability to access structured data such as that from a data warehouse or business intelligence application.
2 main types of use cases are educated in this framework * Data restoration projects (structured and unstructured), using Big Data infrastructure for structured data access for simple tasks;* Projects analysis and data linkage, dealing with complex business problems, and to lead to changes in business processes.
Integrate NoSQL with Existing Systems: While developers work with documents the business can continue to use standard clients and tools (including SQL) to derive instant value from structured data and semi-structured documents.
Magnify uses the metadata from Google (google.com) or other search engines to index structured data records and provide access to all WebFOCUS capabilities through the search interface.

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