THE ULTIMATE GUIDE ON BIG DATA ANALYTICS & DATA SCIENCE
A. What is Big Data? You must have heard the term ―Big Data‖ a lot. It is indeed gaining a lot of importance these days. Some are of the opinion that it is the modern age oil! So then, what is Big Data all about? Big data refers to the large amount of data generated by web-logs, text, videos, content & images — mainly created by online activity that demands modern and sophisticated systems for storage. Here are 4 Big Data Essentials that you probably didn‘t know! Big Data Essentials #1- Characteristics When we talk about Big Data we don‘t necessarily mean the size of the data. Dough Laney defines Big Data on the basis of 3Vs, viz., Volume, Variety, and Velocity.