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Introductory tutorial

This is the introduction to a five part tutorial which demonstrates how to de-duplicate a small dataset using simple settings.

The aim of the tutorial is to demonstrate core Splink functionality succinctly, rather that comprehensively document all configuration options.

The five parts are:

Throughout the tutorial, we use the duckdb backend, which is the recommended option for smaller datasets of up to around 1 million records on a normal laptop.

You can find these tutorial notebooks in the splink_demos repo, and you can run them live in your web browser by clicking the following link:

Binder

End-to-end demos

After following the steps of the tutorial, it might prove useful to have a look at some of the example notebooks that show various use-case scenarios of Splink from start to finish.