What is Data Consolidation? - Definition & Overview


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Which of the following is defined as a process during which a vast amount of data is gathered, stored, and combined into a single manipulative file?

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1. The data integration technique that includes data replication within its process is called:

2. With which technology are transformations applied in the data stream and uploaded to its designated storage container?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your comprehension of data consolidation. Use the quiz to discover what you know about areas of this subject including a vast amount of data stored in a single file and a data integration technique that includes data replication.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Recognize what you know about how to:

  • Name a technology of which transformations are applied in the data stream
  • Identify a technology where transformations happen within the parent database
  • Determine a data integration technique that allows the viewing of consolidated files

Skills Practiced

Practice the following skills:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about data integration techniques in a different light
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve data integration practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding technology transformations

Additional Learning

Utilize this lesson learn more about this subject. The lesson is entitled What is Data Consolidation? - Definition & Overview and it will cover the following:

  • Explain consolidation
  • Analyze consolidation process
  • Identify technologies of data integration