Big data

What is big data?

Definition of big data:

Big data is what it says on the tin - large, varied amounts of data that can be mined for information.

The increasing complexities of computer technology and algorithms within these enables machines to sift through huge amounts of data.

Big data can reveal crucial patterns and connections, assisting all sorts of professions. For example, doctors can determine which treatments are most effective when looking back at lots of patients’ histories.

The challenge of big data is understanding how to sift through voluminous quantities of differing types of data, in order to find the information relevant to your business.

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