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In-database Data Mining advantages/differences compared to compared to data mining done on a flat file extracted from the database/data warehouse?

          

Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro answers:

Oracle, a vendor of in-database data mining, gives these advantages:

  • eliminates data movement,
  • speeds data mining,
  • simplifies model deployment, and
  • delivers security and scalability.

See www.kdnuggets.com/news/2005/n19/9i.html.

The disadvantages include potentially higher cost and reduced flexibility (some more advanced algorithms may be more difficult to implement in a database)


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