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Big Data, Fast Data, Smart Data

DAUNTING DATA Every minute, 48 hours of video are uploaded onto Youtube. 204 million e-mail messages are sent and 600 new websites generated. 600,000 pieces of content are shared on Facebook, and more than 100,000 tweets are sent. And that does not even begin to scratch the surface of data generation, which spans to sensors, medical records, corporate databases, and more. As we record and generate a growing amount of data every millisecond, we also need to be able to understand this data just as quickly. From monitoring traffic to tracking epidemic spreads to trading stocks, time is of the essence. A few seconds’ delay in understanding information could cost not only funds, but also lives.   BIG DATA’S NOT […] Continue Reading

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