Web Scraping can be substituted with “Data Mining”, however it is another technology. Nonetheless, the term “mining” can be used in a sense of extracting out individual pieces of information, you are interested in.
Usually mining the data from web-sites is a laborious process, if you copy-paste or write specialized scripts for it. We can noticeably reduce the amount of time it takes for web scraping. Web pages are processed via our proxy server and then you can indicate which pieces of information should be mined.
There are some examples of data mining:
- Prices and details extraction from your product supplier web-sites in order to easily update them on your web-site.
- Stock data mining from different companies for their analysis and comparison.
- Using data mining for client information extraction from a health care provider web-site where you can log in.
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