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Vishnu Pendyala, Veracity of Big Data, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3633-8_1

1. The Big Data Phenomenon

Vishnu Pendyala

(1)San Jose, California, USA

We are inundated with data. Data from Twitter microblogs, YouTube and surveillance videos, Instagram pictures, SoundCloud audio, enterprise applications, and many other sources are part of our daily life. Computing has come of age to facilitate the pervasiveness of machine-readable data and leveraging it for the advancement of humanity. This Big Data phenomenon is the new information revolution that no IT professional can afford to miss to be part of. Big Data Analytics has proven to be a game changer in the ...

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