What is a datastore?

A datastore is the place where data is stored. Usually enterprise data lives in relational databases, but there are numerous exceptions to that rule.

To comprehend different sources of data, such as databases, spreadsheets, XML files and even standard business applications, we employ the umbrella term datastore . DataCleaner is capable of retrieving data from a very wide range of datastores. And furthermore, DataCleaner can update the data of most of these datastores as well.

A datastore can be created in the UI or via the configuration file . You can create a datastore from any type of source such as: CSV, Excel, Oracle Database, MySQL, etc.

Composite datastore

A composite datastore contains multiple datastores . The main advantage of a composite datastore is that it allows you to analyze and process data from multiple sources in the same job.