Hey everyone! The Fakers over here in Tonic-land are so excited to introduce our latest and greatest masterpiece… The Great Big Book of Data Generators! In this stunning and super-colorful addition to our ebook library, we cover everything a data mixologist needs to know about using our generators for data mocking small, large, and everything in between.
Don’t have time to dive in right now? No sweat. Skim the below to hit the highlights + get a real drink recommendation for later.
It’s really quite simple. (Okay, maybe not that simple.) A data generator is a term used to refer to a certain type of software or even a platform that creates mock or “fake” data. Often, but not always, that fake data can be based on real data.
A data generator is any algorithm, script, tool, or system designed to generate synthetic data.
Here at Tonic.ai, we use advanced technology to create mock or synthetic data based on real-world sources.
Under the cocktail umbrella of data generation at Tonic, there’s a truly formidable number of ways to slice and dice data generation approaches. And in order to understand our 50+ generators, there’s a couple key concepts it’s important to understand. These concepts include…
These are some of the core concepts you’ll see reflected throughout Tonic’s generators–so make sure to read up before moving on to the complete glossary.
Now we’re getting down and dirty. The Periodic table is essentially a quick-glance menu of Tonic’s options. Our 50+ unique data generators can be categorized into five types based on the technology and algorithms at work, as well as the purpose need the generator for in the first place.
We look at each category of generator—from statistical to ML and beyond—and explore what they are, how they work, and common use cases.
In the second half of The Great Big Book of Generateors, we get down to business. In this section, we go through each category of generator in order, and look at each individual generator. Yeah, you heard us. Every. Single. One.
The list of generator categories goes like this…
If you have questions about what generator to use to achieve a specific outcome, or which category to explore in a particular use case, we’ve got you covered.
Need more to know more? Lucky for you, there’s more where all this came from. To learn more about Tonic’s data generators, be sure to check out our recipe collection for data mixologists. Or, if you’re feeling super dedicated, join our Mixology 101 webinar to chat with the Fakers who designed the generators themselves.
Either way, pour yourself a cold one and enjoy!🍹
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