Understanding big data

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A gentle introduction to the concept of big data.

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Understanding big data

  1. 1. Understanding big dataBy: Claire SherringtonQuoted statistics in this presented are from IBM Business Analytics Summit 2013
  2. 2. Big data is a collection of datasets so large and complex that itbecomes difficult to processusing on-hand databasemanagement tools or traditionaldata processing applications.Wikipedia.
  3. 3. OR .......the new term amonginformation technology circlesfor the vast quantities ofinformation now stored online,possibly forever...
  4. 4. So what is it ?Web pagesbrowsing habitssensor signalsSmartphone location trailsbioinformaticssocial networkscameras microphonessoftware logs..................
  5. 5. How big is BIG ?6204 million61,000+1006 million2 million30 hours
  6. 6. BatchNear timeReal timeStreamsTerabytesRecordsTransactionsTables, filesStructuredUnstructuredSemistructuredAll the above...3 sidesBig DataSizeVarietySpeed
  7. 7. So why should I care?“Big Data is really about newuses and new sights, not muchabout the data itself” says Rod ASmith (IBM)
  8. 8. Big data: the greater good or invasionof privacy?“There’s no bad data, only baduses of data,” says CraigMundie, a senior adviser atMicrosoft,
  9. 9. What can do I ?Remember that YOU decide what informationabout yourself to reveal, when, why, and towhom.Be conscious of Web security.Keep a "clean" e-mail address.Realize you may be monitored at work, avoidsending highly personal e-mail to mailing lists,and keep sensitive files on your home computer.

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