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Data Quality Metrics You Should Track and Measure

Learn more about how to effectively track and measure data quality with the help of this detailed blog post

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

2022-06-27

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Reducing the Cost of Data Collection

Let's take a look at the key factors influencing data acquisition costs, and discuss ways to reduce these expenses.

Maryia Stsiopkina

2022-06-22

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Data utilization

Real-Time Online Media Monitoring Infrastructure

This white paper will walk you through the critical stages of the online media monitoring process.

Maryia Stsiopkina

2022-06-15

Data acquisition

Data utilization

Scrapers

Web Scraping on a Large-Scale for E-Commerce (Ultimate Guide)

This white paper aims to guide you through the process of large-scale data gathering with an emphasis on e-commerce.

Gabija Fatenaite

2022-06-13

Tutorials

Data acquisition

Scrapers

How to Make HTTP Requests in Node.js With Fetch API

A step-by-step tutorial on making HTTP requests in Node.js with Fetch API, detailing the actionable code and a comparison to Axios.

Augustas Pelakauskas

2022-06-02

Data acquisition

Data utilization

Free White Paper: Alternative Data Unlocks Key Decisions in the UK And US Finance Industries

Oxylabs, in cooperation with Censuswide, has surveyed over 1000 senior decision makers in the finance industry. Find out how alternative data and web scraping has changed finance.

Adomas Sulcas

2022-05-04

News

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Scaling: Overcoming Your Limits | OxyCast #4

At one point or another, any scaling or coding project will run into the issue of scaling and how to effectively do it. In the 4th episode of OxyCast, we will explore topics such as horizontal vs. vertical scaling, bottleneck avoidance, and many others!

Danielius Radavicius

2022-04-25

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Real-Time Price Monitoring System Architecture

This white paper provides an action chain for price monitoring, from collecting target URLs to data parsing, along with tips and explanations on the most important elements and processes.

Augustas Pelakauskas

2022-03-24

News

Data acquisition

Data Parsing: The Basic, the Easy, and the Difficult | OxyCast #3

Parsing is an integral part of any web scraping activity that helps businesses get the data they need in the right format. In the third episode of OxyCast, we will dig deeper into data parsing and discuss such topics as easy vs. hard parsing, selectors, parser failures, and the future of parsing.

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

2022-03-23

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Choosing the Right Scraping Solution in 2022: Essentials You Need to Know

As public web data collection and analysis grow more integral to many companies across various industries, automated data gathering tools prove themselves as indispensable assistants in this challenging task. Check out this white paper to learn more!

Maryia Stsiopkina

2022-03-17

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Scraping Alternative Data: Technological Challenges to Keep in Mind

The role of alternative data becomes more and more prominent. However, its collection is tied to multiple technological challenges that can disturb your business's operations. This white paper provides a detailed explanation of these challenges and proposes solutions to deal with them.

Yelyzaveta Nechytailo

2022-03-10

News

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Web Scraping: Another Block In The Wall | OxyCast #2

If you’ve ever tried web scraping, you should be aware of the blocking issue. It’s a common challenge, especially if you gather public data on a large scale without a decent knowledge of using resources wisely. This is why we decided to cover this topic and share our knowledge and tips & tricks on how to avoid getting blocked.

Iveta Vistorskyte

2022-02-22

Data acquisition

The Importance of Having an Ethical Data Collection Policy

Read insights from an expert in the data collection field on implementing the ethical policy in your company.

Cornelius (Con) Conlon

2022-02-03

Data acquisition

Proxies

Scrapers

Proxies for Web Scraping: The Ultimate Guide for 2022

Managing proxy servers may consume more time than the web data extraction itself. It’s crucial to learn how to do it properly before you begin working on your next web scraping project.

Roberta Aukstikalnyte

2022-02-01

Data acquisition

What is Browser Fingerprinting?

Browser fingerprinting is being used as a new avenue of tracking. How does it work? Is it possible to reduce the likelihood of being tracked? Read on to find out more.

Adomas Sulcas

2021-12-02

Data acquisition

Poor Quality Data Might Cost You Too Much

Read a message on the importance of data quality from Allen O’Neill, one of the industry’s leading experts.

Allen O'Neill

2021-12-01

Data acquisition

Scrapers

Search Engine Scraping: What You Should Know

Want to find out which data sources from search engines are the most beneficial? Did you know that scraping SERPs comes with challenges that can complicate data gathering processes? Read this article and find out everything you need to know about scraping search engines.

Iveta Vistorskyte

2021-11-30

Data acquisition

How to Extract Data from A Website?

Making data-driven business decisions nowadays is the number one priority for many companies. If you are interested in this field, you should learn how to extract data from websites. Check out!

Iveta Vistorskyte

2021-11-29

Data acquisition

Scrapers

What Is a Session and How Is It Used in Web Scraping?

This article will give you a general overview of web sessions, their relation to cookies, and their use in web scraping.

Augustas Pelakauskas

2021-11-26

Tutorials

Data acquisition

Data utilization

Scrapers

News Scraping: Everything You Need to Know

This article discusses everything you need to know about news scraping, including the benefits and use cases of news scraping as well as how you can use Python to create an article scraper.

Iveta Vistorskyte

2021-10-18

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