"A data pipeline is a general term for a process that moves data from a source to a destination. ETL (extract, transform, and load) uses a data pipeline to move the data it extracts from a source to the destination, where it loads the data" (Jake Stein).

"Avoid building this yourself if possible, as wiring up an off-the-shelf solution will be much less costly with small data volumes" (Nate Kupp).


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