Address Cleansing and Transliteration with CloverETL and AddressDoctor


Data quality usually goes hand in hand with data integration. The new version CloverETL 3.1 has enriched its data cleansing capabilities through integration with AddressDoctor. AddressDoctor contains address and geo data for more than 240 countries all over the globe. Along with correcting and fixing mail addresses, AddressDoctor can also be used for transliteration of non-Latin writing systems into Latin characters or enriching addresses with latitude and longitude information.[Continue reading]

Spell Checking for Better Data Quality – AspellLookup Table

AspellLookupTable in action.

AspellLookupTable is a commercial lookup table which has been around since CloverETL 2.6. Because Aspell is a free software spell checker, you might  be wondering what it is used for in CloverETL. In fact, AspellLookupTable does not perform any spell checking at all, it "just" allows you to lookup data records with keys similar to the one you provide. This may be useful e.g. when looking for a street whose name is misspelled to a certain extent.[Continue reading]