Big Data

n.

Pronunciation

/bɪg ˈdeɪtə/

Definition

Massive data sets that challenge conventional storage and processing capabilities.

Big data is derived from a plethora of sources and may be structured, semi-structured, or unstructured. Concepts frequently associated with big data sets are volume (size), variety (many forms), velocity (frequency of capture), veracity (absence of error), and value.

Category

Technology

Related Terms

Data

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