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Big Data

29 May 2012

Every day we collectively produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data through social media activity, mobile phones, digital content, emails, sensors, etc. Over the last two years we’ve created 90% of the data in the world today. This is what Big Data is.

From an engineering perspective Big Data is a process whereby large quantities of data are structured, analyzed and modelized in order to make predictions e.g. build predictive models.

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