Data profiling tools for H2

Data Profiling tools allow analyzing, monitoring, and reviewing data from existing databases in order to provide critical insights. Data profiling can help organizations improve data quality and decision-making process by identifying problems and addressing them before they arise.

Alation Data Catalog

Alation’s data profiling capabilities help reduce the time spent in the data exploration phase. With Alation’s data profile, data consumers have the metrics they need to easily discern the quality of any data object. Alation displays important characteristics, statistics, and numerical graphs about the data — enabling data scientists and data engineers to quickly take action. The data profiling now also includes new charts and customizations.

Access control: No
Commercial: Commercial
Desktop/Cloud: Cloud
Excel workbooks: No
Flat files: Yes
Free edition: No
Metadata identification: Yes
NoSQL sources: Yes
Runs on: (for desktop): -
Sensitive data discovery: Yes
SQL sources: Yes
Statistics of data: -
Tagging data: Yes

The use of data profiling tools can lead to higher-quality, more reliable data or eliminating errors that add costs to data-driven projects. Eliminating these costly errors involve processes such as:

• Collecting descriptive statistics.
• Collecting data types, length and recurring patterns.
• Tagging data with keywords, descriptions or categories.
• Performing data quality assessment.
• Discovering metadata and assessing its accuracy.

The most efficient way of handling the data profiling process is to automate it with a data management solution. We prepared a list of open-source data profiling tools that help you carry out the analysis of your data and identify the issues.