Data Cleansing / Integration

http://www.itbusinessedge.com/blogs/integration/five-new-tools-for-smarter-big-data-integration.html

He lists five available technologies for smarter data preparation work:

    • Data Tamer, which focuses on integration and is still being developed at MIT.
    • Open Refine, formerly Google Refine, which helps with clean-up.
    • Data Wrangler, a cleaning and transformation tool developed by Stanford.
    • Reshape2 packages, which let you restructure and aggregate data.
    • Plyr, which uses a split-apply-combine strategy for R.

SyncSort DMX-h (Both ETL and SORT)

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