Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions

How does Datahunter help with Data Quality?

Can I compare multiple data sources?

What kinds of data sources can Datahunter evaluate?

Where do I install Datahunter? Is my data secure?

What kind of support can I expect?

How does Datahunter analyze my data?

How Does Datahunter help with Data Classification?

How Can Datahunter help with data loss prevention?

How can I use Datahunter to help with Privacy Compliance?

I need to know if I'm compliant with my country's data regulation. Will Datahunter tell me?

Can Datahunter help find the table relationships I need to build a report?

I've installed Datahunter. How do I get started?

Will I have to reinstall once I purchase the 'Full' version?

Answers

How does Datahunter help with Data Quality?

Datahunter's unique capability to evaluate data for quality issues (bias, deviations, nulls, etc.) provides a complete analysis of your data sources for any quality issue. This provides instant insight into the data cleansing and quality issues that need to be addressed. Datahunter's AI readiness features save time and improve an organization's decision-making, AI and ML consistency, and employee efficiency.

Can I compare multiple data sources?

Yes, Datahunter can provide analysis of one or many data sources. Even more, Datahunter provides analysis that can find and illustrate potential relationships and insights that your analytics and data science teams can use for their programs.

What kinds of data sources can Datahunter evaluate?

Datahunter can evaluate any data source you throw at it. From files to databases to data lake environments, Datahunter can provide deep insights into all these formats.

Where do I install Datahunter? Is my data secure?

Datahunter allows you to install within your private or public cloud environments and on-premises behind even the strictest security measures. Datahunter does not communicate with any outside source, does not copy or alter your data, and is built with a modern privacy-by-design philosophy.

What kind of support can I expect?

Datahunter is built by Data Experts for Data Experts. Our team and services are available should you need additional capabilities to focus on unique challenges or have urgent data initiatives. Datahunter and the whole Apption organization are your partner for your data programs.

How does Datahunter analyze my data?

Datahunter uses machine learning algorithms and proprietary data identifiers to analyze the raw text and numerical data in your data asset to assess and record over 100 data points on each table or logical collection of data.

How Does Datahunter help with Data Classification?

Classification of data is an essential part of your organization's Data ethics culture. Datahunter analyzes your structured and semi-structured data giving detailed insight into the High, Medium, and Low sensitivity data found in your databases and providing classification of each data element.

How Can Datahunter help with data loss prevention?

Data Loss Prevention is a capability companies implement to ensure critical data is not stolen, lost, or corrupted. Through software applications and policy implementation, companies limit access to confidential and sensitive data. Datahunter augments your data loss prevention plan by identifying all extremely sensitive data in your organization and continues to learn and evaluate new data sources to ensure a proactive DLP approach.

How can I use Datahunter to help with Privacy Compliance?

Businesses are increasingly concerned with privacy compliance due to new regulations such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). These regulations are designed to protect their citizens' personally identifiable information (PII).

Datahunter's unique data analysis will identify and locate all PII in your company's data and focus your team on the actions to safeguard and protect your data.

I need to know if I'm compliant with my country's data regulation. Will Datahunter tell me?

Yes, Datahunter's exclusive data analysis will detect all PII outlined by such regulation as the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), the European Union's (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and many more.

Can Datahunter help find the table relationships I need to build a report?

Yes, Datahunter's unique data relationship analysis will allow you to easily show explicit and extracted database relationships and help you identify the tables required for your report.

I've installed Datahunter. How do I get started?

Start by deciding what you want to analyze, select the database or file and fill in the connection configuration and options you need. Start analysis and when it is finished, view the analysis report.

Will I have to reinstall once I purchase the 'Full' version?

No, a new license file will be downloaded which will upgrade your existing installation.

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