Developing Architecture and Roadmap for Big Data
As you’ve read in the earlier chapters, Big Data is characterized by the four “V’s”: Volume, Velocity, Variety, and Value. It covers a variety of structures and types of data with explosive velocity and volume. The last “V,” Value, is also sometimes referred to as “low-density” value. It speaks to the fact that most of the Big Data set is very low in its level of detail. It’s not about each of the records. However, the trends and patterns discerned from its aggregated form are where the treasure lies. So the value of Big Data is discovered through a unique set of analytics that includes ...

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