dead data

dead data

n
(Computer Science) computing data that is no longer relevant
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In recent years, ICBC has used Big Data technology to innovate financial services for small and micro enterprises (SME), and continued to expand funding channels by turning dead data into living capital .
And when they move that data to another server or migrate it to the cloud--they're mostly just moving dead data.
Before, it was a very labor-intensive process to extract and correlate data using multiple Eclipse reports, and by then it was dead data .
With Jigsaw Clean, Fowler is addressing three key data problems: finding incomplete information, eliminating dead data ("We'll beautify and de-dupe it and add a good phone number," according to Fowler), and keeping data clean.