Big data and 4Vs

Whenever you encountered the term big data being overly used, you must have come across an important aspect with regard to it, called 4Vs (until recently, it was 3Vs, and then the fourth, very significant, V got introduced). The 4Vs, namely variety, velocity, volume, and veracity (in no particular order) determine whether the data we call Big Data really qualifies to be called big:

  • Variety: In the context of big data, variety has a very important place. Variety refers to vivid types of data and the myriad sources from which these are arrived at. With the proliferation of technologies and the ever-growing number of applications (enterprise and different personal ones), there is high emphasis on data variety. This is not going ...

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