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ALSO CALLED: Data Extraction Software, Database Extraction Software, Extract Transform Load
DEFINITION: In managing databases, extract, transform, load (ETL) refers to three separate functions combined into a single programming tool. First, the extract function reads data from a specified source database and extracts a desired subset of data. Next, the transform function works with the acquired data - using rules or lookup tables, or creating combinations with other data - to convert it to the desired  … 
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Hadoop Plays a Key Role in Streamlining Big Data Integration
sponsored by Syncsort
WEBCAST: Organizations are increasingly adopting Hadoop to transform strategic decision-making and uncover unique business opportunities hidden in vast amounts of data. This webcast explores the role of Hadoop with respect to data integration and how it can be used to process big data and accelerate ETL performance en route to data warehouses.
Posted: 04 Sep 2012 | Premiered: Aug 22, 2012

Syncsort

ETL 2.0: Redefining Data Integration
sponsored by Syncsort
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast now to gain insight on a new strategic extract, transform and load (ETL) tools that assist with vital tasks including data services to applications and business users.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Premiered: May 10, 2012

Syncsort

Build a Solid Foundation for Secure Virtualization
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Many companies are now virtualizing their data centers. Some have virtualized between thirty and fifty percent of their systems. As this virtualization process reaches critical business applications, it’s important to pause for a moment and consider security. How will virtualization impact security?
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Premiered: 30 Dec 2010

IBM

Measuring the Total Economic Impact of IBM InfoSphere Information Server with Forrester Consulting
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this webcast with insight from Forrester Consulting to understand the impact of leveraging a data integration platform as part of an overall information architecture integration strategy for maximum business impact.
Posted: 09 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 9, 2011

IBM

Common BI and ETL Process Management Pain Points and How to Handle Them
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: This webcast discusses the most common BI and ETL process management pain points experienced by BI operations staff as well as strategies for addressing them. Learn how to face process issues, design processes that are efficient and resistant to common problems, and learn real-life examples of successful implementations.
Posted: 29 Apr 2010 | Premiered: May 13, 2010, 14:00 EDT (18:00 GMT)

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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ETL (SOFTWARE) DEFINITION (continued): …  state. Finally, the load function is used to write the resulting data (either all of the subset or just the changes) to a target database, which may or may not previously exist. ETL can be used to acquire a temporary subset of data for reports or other purposes, or a more permanent data set may be acquired for other purposes such as: the population of a data mart or data warehouse; conversion from one database type to another; and the migration of data from one database or platform to another.Getting started with ETLTo explore how ETL is used in the enterprise, here are some additional resources:ETL … 
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