Working with DnB Company Cleanse Match Dataset from Azure Datamarket

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shows how to access DnB Company Cleanse Match dataset from Azure Datamarket using Excel Power Query or C#

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Working with DnB Company Cleanse Match Dataset from Azure Datamarket

  1. 1. Working with the Company Cleanse & Match Dataset Lynn Langit August 2013 Working with the Windows Azure Marketplace and DnB data
  2. 2. Who, What and Why D&B World's leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses In business for 175 years, providing company data from a global database with 215 Million records Data collected from 30,000 sources, uses D&B D-U-N-S identification system Data used by sales, marketing, procurement, suppliers and more
  3. 3. What is the Windows Azure Marketplace? One-stop shop for premium datasets You can browse, consume or sell • Direct exploration • Excel Power Pivot • Other • APIs (Visual Studio) Interact via
  4. 4. About the D&B Company Cleanse Match Dataset
  5. 5. Demo 1 – Understanding the D&B Company Cleanse & Match Dataset 5
  6. 6. DnB Azure Key Concepts • URI – https://api.datamarket.azure.com/DNB/DQSCompanyMatch/v1/ • One Method – SuggestCompanyDetails • 10 Input Parameters (5 are required) • 22 Output Parameters
  7. 7. Demo 2 – EXPLORING using Excel Power Query to understand the DnB Company Cleanse Match Dataset 7
  8. 8. Using Power Query Key Concepts • URI & User Key for Data Market – https://api.datamarket.azure.com/DNB/DQSCompanyMatch/v1/ – <user key> from Azure Data Market – One Method (SuggestCompanyDetails) • 10 Input Parameters (5 are required) – Must call ‘invoke’ method
  9. 9. Using Data Quality Services • SQL Server 2012 DQS can consume Windows Azure Marketplace datasets • See this screencast for more detail - here
  10. 10. Part 3 – Writing an application in C# that consumes DnB data from the Windows Azure Marketplace 10
  11. 11. Accessing Data via the API • Data is exposed via OData feeds • Must pass credentials and key when calling the method • Must pass in required parameters
  12. 12. Considerations • Authentication – HTTP or OAuth - http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg193415.aspx • Query Type – Fixed • Call pre-defined methods – Flexible • Can call with optional parameters • Generate proxy via Visual Studio ‘Add Service Reference’ – REST or SOAP
  13. 13. Resources • FAQ • Reference Guide to Cleanse & Match Dataset – On my blog • Promo code to get started – Send email to “DNB_MS_Partnership_CoreTeam@DNB.com”

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