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Analytics, Business Intelligence and BI – What’s the difference?

By | 2019-04-04T10:09:20+00:00 April 4th, 2019|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , , |

The difference between Analytics, Business Intelligence and Big Data In the business and scientific domain, most organizations differentiate between four different forms of pattern identification in data sets: Data analysis Analytics Business Intelligence (BI) Big Data Although all four definitions are closely related, there are some subtle differences between the terms that have an impact for [...]

A short history of Big Data

By | 2019-03-26T04:51:53+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , |

Where does 'Big Data' come from? The term ‘Big Data’ has been in use since the early 1990s. Although it is not exactly known who first used the term, most people credit John R. Mashey (who at the time worked at Silicon Graphics) for making the term popular. In its true essence, Big Data is not [...]

The Four V’s of Big Data

By | 2019-03-26T06:42:36+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: Fundamentals|Tags: , |

The 4 Characteristics of Big Data What is the difference between regular data analysis and when are we talking about “Big” data? Although the answer to this question cannot be universally determined, there are a number of characteristics that define Big Data. The characteristics of Big Data are commonly referred to as the four Vs: Volume [...]

Business Drivers for Big Data

By | 2019-02-28T10:44:45+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Categories: Big Data, Fundamentals|Tags: , , |

Big Data emerged in the last decade from a combination of business needs and technology innovations. A number of companies that have Big Data at the core of their strategy have become very successful at the beginning of the 21st century. Famous examples include Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Netflix. A number of business drivers are at [...]

What is Big Data?

By | 2019-03-26T04:36:53+00:00 February 26th, 2019|Categories: Big Data|Tags: , |

What is Big Data? Big Data and its analysis techniques are at the centre of modern science and business. Every day, millions of transactions, emails, photos, video files, posts and search queries are generated that result in zettabytes of data. All that data is stored in databases on various places across the planet. All that data [...]

Data Types: Structured vs. Unstructured Data

By | 2019-03-22T03:41:42+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Categories: Big Data|Tags: |

In computer science, a data structure is a particular way of organising and storing data in a computer such that it can be accessed and modified efficiently. More precisely, a data structure is a collection of data values, the relationships among them, and the functions or operations that can be applied to the data. Three different [...]

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