(Data|State|Operand) Management and Processing


This section is about data and state management as opposed to code.

System that manages data are called database.

In a computer, there is two kinds of byte

This section is about data byte also known as:


Data are recorded value that have been:

  • measured
  • or observed (ie event)

Data are often viewed as the lowest level of abstraction from which information and knowledge are derived.

Data comes from the Latin word datum meaning a thing given.

The word data is the plural of the word datum, which means the result of a single measurement.

Data without context tells a misleading story.

In God we trust; all others must bring data.

W.E. Deming

Always keep one hand firmly on data, Amos liked to say. Data was what set psychology apart from philosophy, and physics from metaphysics.

Amos (The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds from Michael Lewis)

Application needs

Application needs to:

Data System Architecture

Information Managment

Information Managment

Reference : Warehouse Builder 11g - What is new and where do we go from here?


From Data To Wisdom

  • Data: recorded facts
  • Information: patterns, or expectations, that underlie them
  • Knowledge: the accumulation of your set of expectations
  • Wisdom: the value attached to knowledge

Documentation / Reference

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