Big data is the name that has been given to the data management phenomenon that is changing the way we live and work. As a species, we produce a staggering amount of information. For example, a modern airliner carries more lines of code than it has parts, the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) produces forty TB of data per second, and even loyalty schemes run by large retailers can generate astounding quantities of data.
By Glenn Gillis 7 Mar 2014 06:54
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