Data Discovery Problem Statement

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Authors Mike McBride  , Dirk Kutscher  , Eve Schooler  , Carlos Bernardos  , Diego Lopez 
Last updated 2021-01-11 (latest revision 2020-07-10)
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If data is the new oil of the 21st century, then we need a standardized way of locating, capturing, classifying and transforming this raw data to generate insights and recommendations. Data, like oil, needs to be discovered and captured in order to be refined and valuable. While the topic of data discovery can be far reaching, this document focuses on the problem of actually locating data, throughout a network of data servers, in a standardized way.


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Dirk Kutscher (
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Carlos Bernardos (
Diego Lopez (

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