Introduction to 360-degree information applications
Researchers indicate that today’s digital universe contains 2.7 zettabytes (2.7 x 1021 bytes) of data, and expect this to grow to 35 zettabytes by 2020. Social media, digital pictures and videos, customer transactions, system location and log data, and cell phone GPS signals are just a few of the sources of the massive volumes of complex data that is being generated at an extremely rapid pace. This is the phenomenon that is known as big data.
In its simplest terms, big data can be defined using ...

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