- What Is Data source?
In computer programming, source data or data source is the primary location from where data comes. The data source is a database, a dataset, a spreadsheet, or even hard-coded data.
we can say data source is where data has been stored, when we want to create a dashboard the first step is to find out where data has been stored and how we can extract the data.
we have thousands of different data sources text file, excel files, different databases or even web pages!
2. What is a dataset?
A data set is a collection of data. In the case of tabular data, a data set corresponds to one or more database tables, where every column of a table represents a particular variable, and each row corresponds to a given record of the data set in question.
3. What is a Database?
A collection of information organized in a way that a software program can rapidly find wanted pieces of data—an electronic filing system. Databases are organized by fields (defined as one information piece), records (defined as a complete set of fields), and files or tables (defined as a collection of records).