Extract, Transform, and Load: A Complete Guide for Beginners

April 11, 2023

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3.5 quintillion bytes of data is created per day,

5 billion Snapchat videos and photos are shared per day,

333.2 billion emails are sent per day,

Skype has 3 billion minutes of calls per day

This goes to show the vast amount of data being generated by billions of internet users everyday. And the custodians of the majority of this data such as social media companies, and big tech corporations need to find efficient and effective ways to move these data from one point to another, without breaking the system. ETL, in full, Extract, Transform, and Load, is a process through which this can be achieved.

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