What is Big Data?

Big data refers to analysis and managing the large volume of data or information that is generated at high speed. It is a process of analysis large amount of complex formatted data that is collected from various sources.

Source of Big Data

  1. Social media – Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
  2. E-commerce – Flipkart and Amazon etc
  3. IOT appliance
  4. GPS (Global Positioning System) – Google map etc
  5. Transaction and Machine Data.

Applications of Big Data

  • Social media – For example twitter uses big data tools to manages millions of tweets per day
  • E-commerce – Amazon uses big data model to process huge amount of costumer’s data.
  • Financial & Banking sector
  • Travel and Tourism – Railways and Airlines companies.
  • Govt and Military. – fighter planes
What is big data

Importance of Big Data

  • Fast processing and analyzing of large amount data
  • Fulfilling present need because traditional database system cannot process large dataset
  • Cost saving
  • Time saving
  • Understanding market condition
  • Sentimental analysis
  • Improve costumer acquisition and attention.
  • Improved decision-making – Big data enables organizations to analyze large volumes of information and identify patterns, trends, and correlations.

Features of Big Data

Features of big data or characteristics of big data
Features of big data

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