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Blending Data with Unions

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Lesson Objective:  What happens when you have multiple data sources with the same columns of information? Learn how to easily combine data sources with similar information into a single stream for analysis. In this lesson, we'll explain how a Union can be used to quickly combine information into a single data stream. We’ll also explore configuration options and the effects they have on your data. 


Estimated Time: ~6 Minutes



  • Understand the concept of a data Union
  • Learn the methods that can be used to combine columns of data together in the Union tool
  • Configure the Union tool to display the data in a way that benefits your analysis
  • Quiz yourself on what you've learned

Recommended Follow-Up Training: Joining DataFormatting Data

This lesson is also available in: French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Japanese

Software Version: 2018.4