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December 11, 2012


20 must read Infograhics on Big Data

by Ravi Kalakota

Big Data emphasizes the exponential growth of data volumes worldwide (collectively, >2.5 Exabytes/ day).

Big Data incorporate the following key tenets: diversification, low latency, and ubiquity. In parallel, the emerging field of data science introduces new terms including, predictive modeling, machine learning, parallelized and in-database algorithms, Map Reduce, and data monetization.

A variety of infographics have been published around Big Data, Data Scientists.  Here is a compendium of some very interesting ones.

The Real World of Big Data  (Click image to see a larger version and article)

Real World of Big Data

Big Data Big OpportunityBig Data Big Opportunity

A Data Scientist StudyA Data Scientist Study

Big Data & Decision MakingBig Data & Decision Making

Defining the Digital DelugeDefining the Digital Deluge

Big Data Every Minute of the DayBig Data Every Minute of the Day

Exploding DataExploding Data

The Flood of Big DataThe Flood of Big Data

Big Data: The New Natural ResourceBig Data: The New Natural Resource

Big Data On DemandBig Data On Demand

The Rapid Growth of Big DataThe Rapid Growth of Big Data

Got Big Data?Got Big Data?

The Three V’s of Big DataThe Three V's of Big Data

What is Big Data?What is Big Data?

Worldwide Big Data ForecastWorldwide Big Data Forecast

Compression Tames Big Data on HadoopCompression Tames Big Data in Hadoop



Stealth IT | The Consumerization of ITStealth ITDownload Hi-Res Version Taming Big DataTaming Big DataDownload Hi-Res Version

Big Profits From Big Data

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Taming Big Data

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What is Big Data?

What is Big Data?


How Obama’s data crunchers helped him win
By Michael Scherer
updated 11:45 AM EST, Thu November 8, 2012
2 Comments Post a comment
  1. Ravi Kalakota
    Dec 13 2012

    Less than one percent of the world’s data is being analyzed. The IDC study, “Big Data, Bigger Digital Shadows, and Biggest Growth in the Far East,” finds that little “big data potential” is being realized globally. As the digital universe reaches 40 zettabytes by 2020, it will have increased 50-fold since 2010. IDC recently raised its forecast by 5 ZB. –>READ THE FULL ARTICLE


  2. Mar 25 2013

    Browsing through these I see how the accumulation of data has exploded over the last few years. Now I’d like to see some infographics about how data scientists plan to keep up with it all.

    Robert Withers



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