What is data refinery?

The data refinery tool, available with IBM Watson® Studio and IBM Watson® Knowledge Catalog, saves data preparation time by quickly transforming large amounts of raw data into consumable, high-quality information that’s ready for analytics.

Data refinery features

Analyze and transform your data

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Interactively discover, cleanse and transform your data with over 100 built-in operations. No coding skills are required.

Profile and visualize data

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Understand the quality and distribution of your data using dozens of built-in charts, graphs and statistics. Automatically detect data types and business classifications.

Connect to data wherever it resides

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Access and explore data residing in a wide spectrum of data sources within your organization or the cloud.

Governed self-service data preparation

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Automatically enforce policies set by data governance professionals.

Schedule job execution

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Schedule data flow executions for repeatable outcomes. Monitor results and receive notifications.

Serverless execution

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Easily scale out through Apache Spark to apply transformation recipes on full data sets. No management of Apache Spark clusters needed.

Related products

IBM Watson Studio

Build and scale trusted AI on any cloud, all in one integrated environment.

IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog

Activate business-ready data for AI and analytics with intelligent cataloging.

Try the data refinery tool in IBM Watson Studio and IBM Watson Knowledge Catalog.