Those cars are not a dream.
Automotive companies have
started to produce them..
Innovative technology which makes it possible
It is a rapidly growing
method of data analysis, which is
used in business, local government and politics.
How to define Big Data?
This term refers to the collection of data,
which, due to its large-scale,
can not be analyzed
by using traditional tools.
As defined by Forrester the Big Data
consists of four dimensions - the so-called 4V:
• volume - amount of the data
• variety - variety of the data
• velocity - rate of incoming new information
• value - value of the data
Big Data applies to large datasets
(measured in terabytes or petabytes).
These data come from different sources, which may be
inconsistent with each other.
Data analysis is carried out in time close to
From the whole mass of irrelevant information
Big Data extracts the most important.
Thus Big Data analyzes variety of essential information
stored in different datasets.
The result is the knowledge,
which allows to take
the best possible decision.
An example of this technology is
The New York City, where mayor Mike Bloomberg
has set up an entity to deal with Big Data.
The New York City gathers plenty of diverse information
about the city:
... number of buildings, their condition and type