The Big Data trend refers to storing, managing and extracting insights from the growing flood of data created by individuals and organizations. The volume of data has been increasing in the past 5 years, mainly because of unstructured data, but also because of other trends – mobile, social, and consumerization. Unstructured data includes emails, pictures, video, social media and other information that is not ordered in (or cannot be readily entered into) a traditional database-style model. The unstructured data requires new ways of storing and processing data.
If you explore the articles and blog posts below, you will have a good feel for what the top trends are within Big Data for 2013.
Come back here tomorrow and I’ll have another post with more research I’ve done that I will share with you.