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What is Big Data? Everything you need to know

In a world that is rapidly becoming smarter and more connected, huge amounts of information are being generated and uploaded to the internet every day.

This data can often hold incredibly useful insights for businesses, hiding information on such areas as customer habits, data trends, and much more.Data now comes in many forms, ranging from website cookies to social media posts, which means that processing this information is not easy. The unstructured nature of data in the modern world has led to the rise of ever-more advanced analytics programs attempting to make sense of the data deluge.

Source: itproportal.com
Author: Michael Moore

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  1. Actually, there is one point this article misses, which is big data as a transactional product to be sold as any other product. Companies own today huge data lakes, and most of them are not being used…yet… Besides, this will also increase the business of security, since the more big data gets valuable, the more stakeholders get interested on it…

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