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Atomic Data


In computing, atomic data is the most basic piece of information among all levels of information. Large data sets, from which analyses are conducted and business intelligence conclusions are drawn, are constructed from many pieces of atomic data. In retail, for instance, the sale of an individual item is recorded as a piece of atomic data.

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