Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Big Data: What Does it Really Mean?

Big Data: What Does it Really Mean? | LinkedIn

"The term “big data” is often taken to stand for the enormous quantity of data, but in a classic 2001 Gartner report, analyst Doug Laney suggested that problems are created not just by the volume of data being generated, but by the increasing velocity at which it is being created (33,000 ordered trades per second, for instance), as well as by its proliferating variety (think of “unstructured” data such as text documents, videos and pictures, for instance)."

 Thanks to Don P and LinkedIn
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