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9 Surprising Definitions of Big Data

SURPRISING DEFINITIONS 9. OF BIG DATA 1. Stephane Hamel 2. "The simplest definition of "Big Data" is: It doesn't fit in Excel." "Modern day version of Big Brother. Online searches, store purchases, Facebook posts, Tweets or Foursquare check-ins, cell phone usage, etc. is creating a flood of data that, when organised and categorised and analysed, reveals trends and habits about ourselves and society at large." 3. Brian Hopkins and Boris Evelson "Big data: techniques and technologies that make handling data at extreme scale economical." 4. Tim O'Reilly "Big data is what happened when the cost of storing information became less than the cost of making the decision to throw it away." 5. Bill Franks "The definition of big data? "Who cares? It's what you're doing with it!" 6. TechAmerica Foundation "Big Data is often defined along three dimensions: volume, velocity, and variety." 7. John Rauser "Any amount of data that's too big to be handled by one computer." all 8. Microsoft Enterprise Insight Blog "Big data is the term increasingly used to describe the process of applying serious computing power - the latest in machine learning and artificial intelligence - to seriously massive and often highly complex sets of information." 9 Mike Loukides "Big data is when the size of the data becomes part of the problem." Brought to you by:

9 Surprising Definitions of Big Data

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