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Dipanjan Sarkar

(1)Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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We have ushered in the age of Big Data where organizations and businesses are having difficulty managing all the data generated by various systems, processes, and transactions. However, the term Big Data is misused a lot due to the nature of its popular but vague definition of “the 3 V’s”—volume, variety, and velocity of data. This is because sometimes it is very difficult to exactly quantify what data is ...

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