9th March 2019

What is Big Data? – A Beginner’s Guide

The curiosity about what is Big Data has been soaring in the past few years. Let me tell you some mind-boggling facts! Forbes reports that every minute, users watch 4.15 million YouTube videos, send 456,000 tweets on Twitter, post 46,740 photos on Instagram and there are 510,000 comments posted and 293,000 statuses updated on Facebook! Just imagine the huge chunk of data that is produced with such activities. This constant creation of data using social media, business applications, telecom and various other domains is leading to the formation of Big Data. In order to explain what is Big Data, I will be covering the following topics: Evolution of Big […]